Kids & Youth

Major General Ulysses S. Grant in uniform

Ulysses S. Grant

Library of Congress

Student Essay Contest

U.S. Grant and the Enduring Legacy of Appomattox

An essay contest for middle and high school students to share the legacy of Appomattox. The event for Saturday, April 11, 2015 has been cancelled.

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Junior Ranger Logo

National Park Service

Junior Ranger Day - 2015

Join us for Junior Ranger Day on April 25, 2015. Plans for the day are still in the works. Check back to see more information!


Every Day at the Park

There are many fun opportunities for kids at Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site. Becoming a Junior Ranger is a great place to start.

Be sure to also check out the NPS WebRangers web page for a wonderful online experience!

Stylized drawing of main house

Junior Ranger Booklet cover image.


Civil War to Civil Rights Trading Cards

Ulysses S. Grant NHS's trading cards are here! Visit the site, explore, and ask questions to earn your card today. For information about the trading cards, click on the "Trading Cards" link on the left.


Junior Ranger Archeology Program

Are you interested in Archeology and are at least 6 years old? The Midwest Archeological Center offers a Junior Ranger Archeology Program. The workbook is offered on their website and can be completed at home. Click here to go to their website.

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