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Friday, August 22, 2014

The City of Presidents–Rapid City South Dakota

 

again with the rain. . .

Travel Day - leaving Medora NDTravel Day - leaving Medora ND

we left Medora Friday morning in a bit of a drizzle. ..

thankfully, we drove out from under it within half an hour

Lazy J Campground - Rapid City SD - tight spaces - 50A FHU pull through

the five hour drive to Rapid City was a bit longer than we’ve been doing. . .

here we are all set up at Lazy J RV Park out on Hwy 16. . .

a bit of a tight squeeze. . .but very doable for  a two night stay.

50A FHU Pull Through

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and then on Saturday. . .the reason for our stopover in Rapid City. . .

The City of Presidents Walking Tour

We had seen a handful of the Statues when we were here in 2010. . .

we have returned to see them all. . .

a great reason to take a 24 block stroll through the city. . .

We will show you a few of our very faves. . .

Dwight D. Eisenhower #34 - City of Presidents Walking Tour

Eisenhower – President when both of us were born. . .

John F. Kennedy #35 - City of Presidents Walking Tour

Kennedy – the first President I actually remember. . .

I also remember where I was that fateful day. . .

six years old. . .sitting in the car as my Mom came out of the bank crying. . .

Abraham Lincoln #16 - City of Presidents Walking Tour

Lincoln – the President I remember learning the most about in school

Thomas Jefferson #3 - City of Presidents Walking Tour

Thomas Jefferson – the man was brilliant. . .wow!
Love reading his stuff and seeing his designs

Theodore Roosevelt #26 - City of Presidents Walking Tour

Teddy Roosevelt – the President with the foresight

to set aside National Park Lands. . .

I’m so thankful!

George Herbert Walker Bush #41 - City of Presidents Walking TourLyndon B. Johnson #36 - City of Presidents Walking TourGeorge W. Bush #43 - City of Presidents Walking Tour

TEXANS!

Ronald Reagan #40 - City of Presidents Walking Tour

our very favorite President – Reagan

 

Mural - City of Presidents Walking Tour

a very appropriate mural. . .

City of Presidents Walking Tour

and a couple of fun things. . .

these newlyweds are getting life together started off right!

Poor Mailman - can you imagine having this beat in winter? - City of Presidents Walking Tour

and the poor mailman. . .I feel your pain buddy. ..

don’t envy you that chore in a couple of months. . .

Stavkirke - Chapel in the Hills - http://www.chapel-in-the-hills.org/

this is another Stavkirke – a Norwegian House of Worship

discovered on TripAdvisor – Chapel in the Hills

Terry, Becky, Estes Park Colorado

and the finishing touch to our Saturday. . .

a meet up with former co-workers and fellow RV’ers,

Terry and Becky, who we met in Estes Park Colorado,

when we were all Park Hosts there. . .

So great to see you guys again.

 

We’ll see you next at Custer State Park,

‘til then,

Janice and Dave

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