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James Madison

Address

704 St Joseph St
Rapid City, SD  57701

44.080455, -103.229243

Fourth President of the United States

1809-1817

Location: Corner of 7th St. & St. Joseph St.

Sculptor: Lee Leuning and Sherri Treeby

Facts:

  • He was a man of small statue, standing only five feet and two inches tall and only weighing about one hundred pounds
  • He composed the first drafts of the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights earning him the nickname “Father of the Constitution”
  • He issued the War of 1812 against Britain