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Plattsburg, Missouri: Statue of America's Only One-Day President

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Plattsburg City Hall

Address:
N. Main St., Plattsburg, MO
Directions:
Plattsburg City Hall. On the east side of N. Main St. between E. Maple and E. Locust Sts.
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America's Only One-Day President

Statue of America's Only One-Day President

Bronze statue honors David Rice Atchison, who had a 24-hour term as Commander-in-Chief in between James K. Polk and Zachery Taylor in 1849.

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President Atchinson Memorial

Last week I went to see the President Atchinson Memorial in Missouri. Plattsburg was it? Well, the poor thing needs a cleaning like nobody's business. Its statue has more stains than Monica Lewinski's dress.

[Michael Pizzuto, 03/20/1999]
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