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Richard Nixon

Address

501-599 St Joseph St
Rapid City, SD  57701

44.079624, -103.225665

Thirty-Seventh President of the United States

1969-1974

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

Sculptor: Edward E. Hlavka

Facts:

  • He became the only president to resign from office as a result to the Watergate scandal
  • He succeeded in ending American fighting in Vietnam, was able to improve relations with the Soviet Union and reduced tensions with China
  • In 1969, he welcomed back the astronauts who successfully made the first moon landing.