“The man who saved Jefferson’s face and brought Lincoln’s eyes to life”

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  • About Luigi Del Bianco

    July 21, 2014
    Luigi Del Bianco, an Italian Immigrant, played an important part in bringing to life a great American monument. This site was launched in 2009 in an effort to gain Luigi the recognition he truly deserves.

    Giving Life to Luigi’s Legacy

    July 2, 2010
    Updates on Luigi’s return to his rightful place in Mt. Rushmore’s history.
  • “He is worth any three men I could find in America, for this particular type of work”

    – Gutzon Borglum, Designer of Mount Rushmore

    “Leaving my father out of Rushmore is like talking about the Yankees and leaving out Joe DiMaggio”

    – Caesar Del Bianco

    “Bianco was one of the most competent men ever to work on the mountain…”

    – Gilbert Fite, from his book Mount Rushmore
  • Latest News

    “OUT OF RUSHMORE’S SHADOW” IS NOW IN ITALIAN!

    March 5, 2019
    Thanks to a wonderful Italian organization called Keep Point, my book about my Grandpa is now in Italian. Spread the word in Italia! https://www.amazon.it/Fuori-dallombra-del-Rushmore-riscoperta/dp/8890828633/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8&fbclid=IwAR0GP17bOnQfXNlO7oEqJWTWcv_OGpz1M4Xp6sZ7qQlKBjCy6RWeDo8U8q0

    MOUNT RUSHMORE HONORS LUIGI DEL BIANCO

    October 19, 2017
    On September 16, 2017, a plaque was unveiled to honor Luigi Del Bianco, the chief carver of Mount Rushmore. After 25 years of perseverance, grandson Lou Del Bianco and his family celebrated with great joy that this day had finally arrived. Here are highlights from the ceremony, which took place at the visitor center at […]