Community Life

Clark UNICO Offers Presentation About Italian Immigrant Involvement on Mount Rushmore

Shown here is Clark UNICO President Joe Arancio, Presenter Lou Del Bianco and UNICO member and coordinator of the presentation Henry Varriano. Credits: R. Bernardo
Presenter Lou Del Bianco after the presentation. Credits: R. Bernardo
Credits: R. Bernardo
Credits: R. Bernardo

CLARK, NJ - The Clark Chapter of UNICO held a presentation at the library on March 12 featuring the story of a little-known Italian immigrant who was the chief carver of Mount Rushmore.

Out of Rushmore’s Shadow tells the story of Luigi Del Bianco and his work on the national monument in South Dakota.  His grandson Lou Del Bianco brought the story to life through word, authentic photos and various documentation.

Approximately 35 people attended the event and shared refreshments with Lou Del Bianco afterwards.   


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