Ulysses S. Grant's 197th Birthday Celebration!
Saturday, April 27, 2019, 11am in the plaza at General Grant National Memorial
Co-hosted by the United States Military Academy at West Point, this yearly event brings together the community to celebrate the birthday of former President and General Ulysses S. Grant. Join us for the main ceremony from 11 am to 12 noon, A book signing with biographer Ronald C White from 12:15 - 1:00 pm, and a children's fair 1:00 - 4:00 pm, where you can dance to bluegrass music, meet Ulysses and Julia Grant in a living history program, and play games popular during the civil war era and win prizes.
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I Love My Park Day 2019!
Saturday, May 4, 2019, 10am in the plaza at General Grant National Memorial
I Love My Park Day, held the first Saturday in May, attracts thousands of volunteers from across the state to participate in cleanup, improvement, and beautification events at New York State parks, National Parks, and historic sites. Join us to help clean up and beautify the area around General Grant National Memorial. This includes raking leaves, pulling weeds, picking up sticks and debris. Please wear work clothes. We will provide tools but you are welcome to bring your own. Water and snacks will be provided. To register for this event please fill out this form
or call 646-670-7251.
Monday, May 27, 2019
General Grant Memorial honors fallen service members in the line of duty throughout history. Join us for a wreath laying ceremony, moment of silence, and a short program about the ways we remember those that have given thier lives up in times of war.
Grant's Death Observance
Sunday, July 21, 2019
Please join us for our yearly observance of Ulysses S, Grant's death with a wreath laying ceremony at General Grant National Memorial.
Great Day in Harlem
Late July, 2019
Enjoy Jazz music in the Plaza of the Mausoleum during this community-wide event. Details to follow
Julia's Death Observance
Saturday December 14th, 2019
Please join us for the laying of linen roses and a short ranger talk about Julia Grant.
Julia's Birthday Observance
Sunday January 26th, 2020
Learn more about how Julia D. Grant was a key part of the Presidency and Generalship being a sucess for Ulysses S Grant.
Monday, February 17, 2020
A day to honor all things positively presidential
148th Anniversay of Yellowstone National Park
Sunday March 1st 2020
General Grant Memorial commemorates the legislation signed by President Ulysses S Grant on March 1, 1872 that created the first national park.