• White Haven Main House and Outbuildings

    Ulysses S Grant

    National Historic Site Missouri

Guest Speakers

Ranger David with school group

Ranger David with school group.

Ulysses S. Grant NHS

Park staff members have expertise in a variety of topics, including Ulysses S. Grant (life, military career, presidency, writings, and travels), Julia Dent Grant (life, wife, mother, writings, and travels), the Civil War, African Americans and slavery, St. Louis in the 19th century, Presidents, and First Ladies.

Arrangements can be made to have a park ranger visit your classroom. Contact the site's historian and education director for additional information.

Did You Know?

1875 Frank Leslie's Illustrated image of President Grant's stable

Ulysses S. Grant was an expert horseman. During his presidency he had this stable built for the thoroughbred horses he was raising and breeding at his St. Louis farm, White Haven.