Plan Your Visit
There are many things to see and do at Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site. Whether you have half an hour or half a day, visit us and experience the history and beauty of White Haven.
Visit the Main House:
Watch the 16-minute introductory film, A Place Called White Haven, shown in the Visitor Center theater.
Walk the historic trace and learn about the people and property in the 19th century.
You can spend minutes or hours in the interpretive museum, located in the historic stable. The exhibits, An Intricate Tapestry: The Lives of Ulysses and Julia Grant place the Grants within the context of 19th century American history, and reflect the important role Ulysses Grant played in the nation's past.
Be sure to check the "Things to Do" link at the top of the page for upcoming Special Events at the site.
Did You Know?
During NPS restoration activities, a fragment of a letter was found in a window casing. The letter is written by Ulysses Grant and begins, "Dear Julia." It is believed to date to 1850.