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Herbert Hoover

Address

502 Main St
Rapid City, SD  57701

44.080945, -103.225269

Thirty-First President of the United States

1929-1933

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

Sculptor: James Michael Maher

Facts:

  • He was one of two presidents to not accept the salary. Instead, he donated it to charity
  • Approved the “Star-Spangled Banner” as the national anthem
  • Only seven months after taking office the value in the U.S.  stock market dropped drastically sending the economy downward, marking the start of the Great Depression.