Video Programs for General Grant National Memorial

Battle of Harlem Heights Virtual Walking Tour

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22 minutes, 9 seconds

Join us from home on an online virtual walking tour at North America’s largest mausoleum. Learn about the Battle of Harlem Heights, a forgotten, but important battle of the American Revolution on its 245th anniversary. Come explore the area of the battle which would be used to build General Grant’s Tomb over 100 years later!


In Memoriam: Ulysses S. Grant


Memorial Day Commemoration

Join us in commemorating Memorial Day on Monday, May 31 by honoring all those who have lost their lives while serving in the armed forces.


Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Program

In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month we present a virtual program on Ulysses S. Grant's travels to China and Japan during his around-the-world tour and a symbolic gingko tree planted here at the General Grant National Memorial.


General Grant's 199th Birthday!

On April 27, we celebrated Ulysses S. Grant's 199th birthday with special guest speakers, as well as a wreath ceremony at the memorial with USMA West Point.

Women's History Month Program

In celebration of Women's History Month, we present a virtual program on the First Ladies of Presidents from the years 1860 through 1880. Learn about Mary Lincoln, Eliza Johnson, Lucy Hayes, and First Lady to Ulysses S. Grant, Julia Dent Grant.


Black History Month Programs

General Grant National Memorial and the National Park Service Celebrates Black History Month in Febraury 2021 to honor the history of all African Americans, and connect the legacy of Ulysses S Grant to African American Civil Rights. In February of 2021, the park produced programs on the 15th Amendment, which Grant championed as a way to empower African American citizens to vote and hold office in government, and Richard T. Greener, who was instrumental in the creation of the Grant Monument that would become known as Grant's Tomb -- the central attraction here at General Grant National Memorial

Learn more about Black History Month Throughout the National Park Service

Enjoy these programs here produced by Ranger Jeff Stein:

Presidents' Day Weekend 2021

President Grant and First Lady Julia Grant speak with the American People in this three-part lving history programming. Learn more about the 1871 Address to Congress, Grant's Stories about his riding and racing horses, and the Grants answering questions from the people.

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Last updated: September 19, 2021

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