• White Haven Main House and Outbuildings

    Ulysses S Grant

    National Historic Site Missouri

Holidays at White Haven

Sitting Room during holidays

Sitting Room at White Haven

National Park Service

Holidays at White Haven

On December 14, 2013 the tours of Ulysses S. Grant's White Haven home will feature the holiday traditions of the mid-1800s. Join in the caroling, listen to stories and play games of the past. Everyone can make an ornament to take home. The holiday tours will leave from the visitor center every 20 minutes starting at 10:00am and ending at 2:00pm.

Individuals, families and groups are welcome. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Reservations are only recommended for groups larger than 15.

Did You Know?

Julia Grant with sons, Ulysses Jr. & Fred

Julia Grant with sons Ulysses Jr. and Fred. The picture was taken in 1854, when Grant was stationed on the West Coast. Separated from his family, he asked Julia to send him a picture. Shortly after receiving the photo, Grant resigned from the military to rejoin his family at White Haven.