Support Your Park
You can help support Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site!
With every item purchased in our sales area, you can help support the programs and resources at Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site. The proceeds from your purchase goes toward helping maintain and improve the museum, property and grounds, as well as present educational programs, acquire historical artifacts, and publish literature.
Jefferson National Par)ks Association (JNPA) is a federally recognized National Park Service cooperating association. As a private non-profit organization, JNPA supports the educational activities of Ulysses S. Grant National Historic site, as well as other national parks throughout the midwest.
JNPA's major source of funding is through the sale of educational products, mostly through sales area and mail-order catalog sales, and private donations. As a tax-exempt, non-profit organization identified under section 501(c)(3) of the federal tax code, all JNPA proceeds fund its educational mission.
Click on the "Bookstore" link for more information about items in the sales area and a link to the JNPA website page for an on-line catalog of some items available for purchase.
Did You Know?
Ulysses Grant freed the only slave he is known to have owned, William Jones, in March 1859. It is unclear exactly when or why he acquired Jones from his father-in-law, Colonel Frederick Dent.