• General Grant National Memorial

    General Grant

    National Memorial New York

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    Starting September 22nd 2014 we will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. The site will be opened Wednesday through Sunday until further notice. Operating hours will remain the same.

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From the Plantation to the Plains and Deserts
Join the National Park Service on Feb. 16th for a special talk exploring how African-Americans became a permanent part of the United States Army in 1866.
Presidents Day Program
February 17th Frank Scaturro, President of the Grant Memorial Association, will speak at the Visitor Center on Grant's Presidency. Seating is very limited.
(more details to come)
Help celebrate Ulysses S. Grant's 191st birthday
President Grant Annual Birthday Commemoration, April 27th (more details to come)
In conjunction with openhousenewyork® the NPS will conduct a special program entitled the Tomb at Night. Program will be conducted tour groups at 7 and 8pm.
Help celebrate Ulysses S. Grant's 190th birthday
The annual celebration of our 18th president's birthday took place on April 27, 2011
The annual celebration of our 18th president's birthday took place on April 27, 2011.
A National Park Week event, held on April 21 2011.
A Women's History Program 11 a.m., March 15, 2011 Julia Dent Grant's life was anything but typical. Born on a plantation, she received the finest education afforded to young girls at this time.
Fritz Klein, a noted Abraham Lincoln re-enactor, and National Park Service Rangers will present a special program from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Feb. 20 at General Grant National Memorial.
Join the National Park Service for a special program about Sojourner Truth at 11 a.m. Feb. 25 as part of General Grant National Memorial's observance of Black History Month, whose theme this year is " African Americans and the Civil War."


Night at the Tomb
As a part of National Park Week,
General Grant National Memorial provided the unique opportunity to experience
Grant's Tomb after dark.

Commemoration of the Birth of Ulysses S. Grant
The National Park Service celebrated
the 188th birthday of the 18th President on
April 27, 2010.

NPS Rangers will give presentations on Ulysses S. Grant and Decoration Day from 1 to 4 p.m. Visitors to General Grant National Memorial may take part in the decoration of the mausoleum during this time by placing flowers on the sarcophagi of Ulysses and his wife, Julia.


Veterans Day
The National Park Service
observed Veterans Day
with living history displays and presentations by costumed re-enactors illustrating the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, the Mexican-American War, and the Civil War.

Did You Know?

Grant & Lee shake hands at Appomattox

After the Civil War, calls went out for Confederate leaders to be tried for treason. Ulysses S. Grant insisted that Robert E. Lee, who had been paroled at Appomattox, could not be put on trial, and the matter was dropped. More...