• White Haven Main House and Outbuildings

    Ulysses S Grant

    National Historic Site Missouri

Laws & Policies

Public Law 101-106

Read the law establishing Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site.

Superintendent's Compendium

Ulysses S. Grant NHS Superintendent's Compendium issued March 9, 2010.


Press Release from the Washington Office regarding the new legislation and the national parks.

Legislation: As of February 22, 2010, a new federal law allows people who can legally possess firearms under applicable federal, state, and local laws to legally possess firearms in this park. Refer to Section 512 of the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009, Public Law 111-24, 123 Stat. 1764-65.

Park User Responsibility: It is the responsibility of visitors to understand and comply with all applicable state, local, and federal firearm laws before entering this park. As a starting point, please see the Missouri Attorney General's office website at http://ago.mo.gov/. Information about Missouri's concealed carry reciprocity can be found at http://ago.mo.gov/Concealed-Weapons/Concealed-Carry-Reciprocity-Missouri.htm

Weapons Prohibited in Federal Facilities: Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this park; those places are marked with signs at all public entrances. Firearms are prohibited in all buildings in the park. Refer to 18 U.S.C. § 930.

Frequently Asked Questions about firearms and other weapons in national parks.

Did You Know?

Ulysses S. Grant writing his Memoirs

Ulysses S. Grant completed his famous Memoirs just days before his death. They have been acclaimed as one of the best military histories ever written, favorably compared to Julius Caesar's Commentaries.