• General Grant National Memorial

    General Grant

    National Memorial New York

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  • New expanded days!

    As of April 9th 2014 we will be open Wednesday through Monday until further notice. We remain closed on Tuesdays. Operating hours will remain the same.

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  • Civil War to Civil Rights: 1927 - 1961

    Saturday, August 2, 2014

    A History of Civil Rights in America 1927 - 1961. More

  • 50th Anniversary Season of Jazzmobile

    Wednesday, August 6, 2014

    Jazz Concerts at General Grant National Memorial More

  • Civil War to Civil Rights: 1962 - 1965

    Saturday, August 9, 2014

    A History of Civil Rights in America 1962 - 1965 More

  • 50th Anniversary Season of Jazzmobile

    Wednesday, August 13, 2014

    Jazz Concerts at General Grant National Memorial More

  • The Union Offensive of 1864

    Saturday, August 16, 2014

    Join the National Park Service for a program detailing the Union offensive of 1864 which helped guarantee a northern victory. More

  • 50th Anniversary Season of Jazzmobile

    Wednesday, August 20, 2014

    Jazz Concerts at General Grant National Memorial More

  • 50th Anniversary Season of Jazzmobile

    Wednesday, August 27, 2014

    Jazz Concerts at General Grant National Memorial More

 
UPCOMING EVENTS
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."
 
PAST EVENTS

2010

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.

2009

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?

President Abraham Lincoln

Choosing to return to the front during the Civil War, General Ulysses S. Grant declined to attend a White House party in his honor with the statement, "Really, Mr. Lincoln, I have had enough of this show business."