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

City of Presidents | Rapid City

  • City of Presidents | Rapid City

“City of Presidents” sculptures in Rapid City reveal this region’s patriotism and fondness for our nation’s leaders. In fact, Rapid City has been honored with the designation of "Most Patriotic Best Small Town in the United States" in part because of this fantastic city tour. Standing or seated on busy street corners downtown, life-sized bronze statues of 42 U.S. Presidents surprise pedestrians and motorists. The City of Presidents project is an artistic approach to economic development conceived by Rapid City businessman Don Perdue and is 100% privately financed. It’s a collaboration of U.S. history, American patriotism, public sculpture and national pride.

 

A President for Every Corner

Franklin Pierce
Public Sculpture

Franklin Pierce

George Bush Sr.
Public Sculpture

George Bush Sr.

Martin Van Buren
Public Sculpture

Martin Van Buren

Herbert Hoover
Public Sculpture

Herbert Hoover

Zachary Taylor
Public Sculpture

Zachary Taylor

James Monroe
Public Sculpture

James Monroe

George W. Bush
Public Sculpture

George W. Bush

William Howard Taft
Public Sculpture

William Howard Taft

John Quincy Adams
Public Sculpture

John Quincy Adams

Chester Arthur
Public Sculpture

Chester Arthur

James Madison
Public Sculpture

James Madison

Abraham Lincoln
Public Sculpture

Abraham Lincoln

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