Zachary Taylor


510 9th St #598
Rapid City, SD  57701

44.081, -103.232744

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