510 9th St #598
Rapid City, SD 57701
Twelfth President of the United States
Location: Corner of 9th St. & St. Joseph St.
Sculptor: Lee Leuning and Sherri Treeby
- He was elected president based solely on his reputation of being a war hero
- He had actually never voted in a presidential election before 1848, which was when he was elected
- As a military commander, he earned the nickname “Old Rough and Ready” for his attitude and willingness to fight alongside his men