• General Grant National Memorial

    General Grant

    National Memorial New York

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  • Change in closing days

    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.


Financial contributions toward the preservation, education, and special public programming at General Grant National Memorial are gratefully accepted. Small cash donations may be made at the donation box located at the site's visitor center. Larger donations are accepted by check or money order made payable to the "National Park Service" and sent to the following address:

General Grant National Memorial
C/O Manhattan Sites
ATTN: Superintendent
26 Wall Street
New York, NY 10005

If you have a specific park program that you would like to target for your donation, please write a letter or note specifying where you would like it to be directed. If you make no specific request, the funds will be deposited in a "general" donation account, which typically funds educational and interpretive programming at General Grant National Memorial.

Did You Know?

McLean House

According to his memoirs, U.S. Grant was suffering "very severely" with a "sick headache" the day before he was to meet R.E. Lee at Appomattox Court House. However, as soon as he read Lee's note suggesting they meet to formalize the surrender of the Confederate Army, his headache disappeared. More...