General Grant
National Memorial New York


Lieutenant Colonel Louis DiLeo, Dressed in a formal dark blue US Army officer uniform gives a white gloved salute in front of the granite columns of the Mausoleum, holding a bugle at his side.
Lieutenant Colonel Louis DiLeo salutes the Mausoleum after playing taps on the bugle

NPS Photo / Anne Stanley

Save the Date for our yearly events!

Ulysses S. Grant's Death Day Observance

Sunday, July 21, 2019

On July 23, 1885, Ulysses S. Grant passed away at age 63, days after completing his renowned memoirs. Join us for a day of remembrance to honor Grant with a color guard and wreath-laying ceremony in front of the Mausoleum. Then join us for a special presentation in the visitor center about the funeral procession and ceremony the country held for honoring the fallen hero.

Schedule of Events:
11:00 am Ceremony

Wreath-laying, color guard, rifle salute, brass quintet, and bugle ceremony outside in front of the Mausoleum

1:30 pm Presentation

Farewell to a President: Special presentation by Frank Scaturro, President of Grant Monument Association

Jazzmobile Summerfest

Wednesday Evenings 7:00 pm
The front plaza and steps of the mausoleum host free jazz concerts most Wednesday evenings in July and August.

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Schedule of Events:
July 17th 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Winard Harper

July 24th 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Houston Person

July 31st 7:00 – 8:30 pm
T. K. Blue

August 7th 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Brianna Thomas

August 14th 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Dayramir Gonzalez

August 28th 7:00 – 9:00 pm
King Solomon Hicks, Charenee Wade & moreGreat Day in Harlem

A Great Day In Harlem

July 28, 2019 12:00 noon - 8:00 pm
Enjoy Jazz music in the Plaza of the Mausoleum during this community-wide event.
Music Theme: A Lovely Day – Bill Withers
Visit Harlem Week Festival New York CIty Website for Details

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.

President's Day

Monday, February 17, 2020
A day to honor all things positively presidential

148th Anniversary 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.

Ulysses S. Grant's 198th Birthday Celebration!

Monday, April 27, 2020, 11am in the plaza at General Grant National Memorial
Co-hosted by the United States Military Academy at West Point, join us for a grand, formal military celebration to commemorate the birthday of former President and General Ulysses S. Grant.

Memorial Day

Monday, May 25th, 2020,
Join us in a day of remeberance for members of the armed services from all American conflicts that lost their lives serving in the line of duty.


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Last updated: July 17, 2019

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