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James Buchanan

Address

3QJ8+RW
Rapid City, SD  57701

44.082097, -103.232666

Fifteenth President of the United States

1857-1861

Location: Corner of 9th St. & Main St.

Sculptor: James Michael Maher

Facts:

  • The only president who never married
  • His niece, Harriet Lane, became a popular figure and assumed the social duties of the first lady
  • A month after he left office the American Civil War began (1861-1865)