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- 07/23/2017 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
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On July 23, 1885, Ulysses S. Grant, General of the Army and 18th President of the United States, passed away, surrounded by his family. His funeral in New York City drew a million and half spectators.
To mark this historic occasion, please join Frank Scaturro, president of the Grant Monument Association, for a ceremonial wreath-laying at the national memorial. The ceremony will be followed by an in-depth program on the history of the Grant Monument.
- 12:30 p.m. - Wreath Laying @ Memorial
- 1:00 p.m. - Presentation @ Visitor Center