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Calvin Coolidge

Address

430 Main St
Rapid City, SD  57701

44.080702, -103.225313

Thirtieth President of the United States

1923-1929

Location: Corner of 5th St. & Main St.

Sculptor: John Lopez

Facts:

  • His was given the nickname “Silent Cal” for his quiet, steadfast and frugal nature
  • He was the only U.S. president to be sworn in by his own father
  • In August of 1927, Coolidge officially dedicated the project of Mount Rushmore and work began carving the memorial
  • He was given the nickname “Silent Cal” for his quiet, steadfast and frugal nature.
  • He was the only U.S. president to be sworn in by his own father. 
  • In August of 1927, Coolidge officially dedicated the project of Mount Rushmore and work began carving the memorial.