We asked ChatGPT who should be on the Mt. Rushmore of Columbus, Ohio

We asked the artificial intelligence chatbot who deserved a face on Columbus’ Mt. Rushmore. If you disagree, send us your own ideas.

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Who belongs on Columbus’ Mt. Rushmore? | Graphic by 6AM City

We asked ChatGPT — an AI-powered chatbot — who should be on the Mt. Rushmore of Columbus, Ohio? Here’s what it said:

  1. James Thurber: A Columbus-born author best known for his cartoons published in The New Yorker.
  2. Eddie Rickenbacker: A highly decorated World War I fighter ace and a race car driver born in CBUS in 1890.
  3. Jesse Owens: A former OSU track star who won four gold medals and shattered world records at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.
  4. Granville T. Woods: Sometimes called “Black Edison,” he made major technological and electrical contributions in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

What local stand-outs do you think belong on CBUS’ Mt. Rushmore? Let us know, and we’ll report back.