City of Presidents | Rapid City | Black Hills & Badlands - South Dakota

City of Presidents | Rapid City

  • City of Presidents | Rapid City

Tour the City of Presidents in downtown Rapid City.

Visitors to Downtown Rapid City are greeted by the City of Presidents, a series of life-size bronze statues of our nation’s past presidents along the city’s streets and sidewalks. Whether you’re enjoying downtown shopping, dining or other attractions, you can experience this walking tour for free. Simply download the walking tour guide here.

The City of Presidents project began in 2000 to honor the legacy of the American presidency. Each sculpture is privately funded, and the pattern of placement was chosen to maintain an orderly structure and eliminate any sense of favoritism or political gain. The City of Presidents is part of the Rapid City Historic District Tour.

Learn more about the presidential sculptures below.

A President for Every Corner

Richard Nixon
Public Sculpture

Richard Nixon

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Public Sculpture

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin Pierce
Public Sculpture

Franklin Pierce

John Adams
Public Sculpture

John Adams

Barack Obama
Public Sculpture

Barack Obama

George Bush Sr.
Public Sculpture

George Bush Sr.

Gerald Ford
Public Sculpture

Gerald Ford

James Monroe
Public Sculpture

James Monroe

Jimmy Carter
Public Sculpture

Jimmy Carter

Zachary Taylor
Public Sculpture

Zachary Taylor

Warren G. Harding
Public Sculpture

Warren G. Harding

Martin Van Buren
Public Sculpture

Martin Van Buren

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