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Jimmy Carter

Address

601 St Joseph St
Rapid City, SD  57701

44.079908, -103.227477

Thirty-Ninth President of the United States

1977-1981

Location: Corner of 6th St. & St. Joseph St.

Sculptor: John Lopez

Facts: 

  • One of his fingers was permanently bent due to a peanut-farming accident when he was young
  • He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002 for his decades of effort to find peaceful solutions to international conflicts, to advance democracy and human rights, and to promote economic and social development
  • On November 4, 1979, 60 Americans from the U.S. embassy in Teheran, Iran were taken hostage. Iran finally released 52 of the hostages the same day Carter left office