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Thomas Jefferson

Address

524 7th St
Rapid City, SD  57701

44.080417, -103.228932

Third President of the United States

1801-1809

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

Sculptor: Edward E. Hlavka

Facts:

  • He purchased the Louisiana territory from France in 1803 for $15 million
  • He sent Lewis and Clark on their famous expedition
  • He was one of the most gifted writers of his time and showcased that during one of the most important events in American history; the writing of the Declaration of Independence