Monument Rocks and Prairie,
13th Oct 2018 7.00 PM – 9.00 PM
Entered the Union
as No. 34 on
29th January 1861
Monument Rocks (also Chalk Pyramids) are rich in fossiles and were the first landmark chosen by the “US Department of the Interior “as a National Natural Landmark. The Prairie is the land of the cowboys.
Link to Switzerland
In the southern area of Switzerland, the Canton (State) of Tessin which is the Italien-speaking part, the UNESCO mountain “Monte San Giorgio” is one of the richest places in the world regarding fossiles.
The famous Swiss photographer, Hannes Schmid from Zurich, invented the “Marlboro Man” who brought the spirit of the Cowboy’s to the cities.