• 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?

White Haven restored to 1875 color

White Haven was named after the Dent family home in Maryland, although it was never painted white during the nineteenth century. When President Grant owned the property, he had the house painted Paris Green, a typical Victorian-era color.