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Battle of Vicksburg
150th Anniversary of the Battle of Vicksburg Observance, Saturday July 6th More information to come.
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Battle of Vicksburg
150th Anniversary of the Battle of Vicksburg Observance, Saturday July 6th
More information to come.
PAST EVENTS 2013
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)
PAST EVENTS 2012
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
PAST EVENTS 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
Commemoration of the Birth of Ulysses S. Grant
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.
Did You Know?
"The Personal Memoirs of Julia Dent Grant" (Mrs. Ulysses S. Grant) were not published until 1972, nearly 80 years after Mrs. Grant wrote them. They were considered too close to the private life of her husband to be published in the 1890s.