General Grant National Memorial is one of seven national park sites that are managed by the Manhattan Sites unit of the National Parks of New York Harbor. The National Park Service encompasses all of our nation's national parks.
The Manhattan Sites unit consists of these individually legislated park sites:
Please see the links to the left for more information on park managment.
Did You Know?
Ulysses S. Grant acquired the only slave he is known to have owned from his father-in-law, Frederick Dent. In the late 1850s, Grant was unsuccessfully trying to earn his fortune as a farmer. Rather than sell him for much-needed cash, Grant chose to give William Jones his freedom in March of 1859.