In honor of Constitution Day, Dolley Madison visits the library in observance of 232 years since our nation’s first governing document was established! Sponsored by the Black Hills Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution, Dolley Madison is portrayed by Diana Glover.  Glover is a retired teacher of 31 years with a lifelong interest in American History, particularly the First Ladies of the United States.

James Madison served as the fourth president of the United States from 1809 to 1817 & is hailed as the 'Father of the Constitution.'  Madison married outgoing, vivacious Dolley Payne Todd.  Soon Dolley Madison’s popularity as a social host in the capital of Washington became legendary.  Madison enjoyed a strong relationship with her husband becoming his political partner.


  • Occurred Tuesday, September 17th, 2019 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm


Rapid City Public Library

610 Quincy Street, upstairs
Rapid City, SD 57701


Gena Parkhurst