The 132nd Anniversary of the Death of Ulysses S. Grant

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07/23/2017 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
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Drawing - The body of Ulysses Grant is laying on a catafalque, with 3 angels standing above.

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

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Visitor Center of the General Grant National Memorial

12:30 PM to 2:00 PM

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