History & Culture

The history and culture at Ulysses S. Grant National Historic is a rich and varied tapestry. Click on one of the links below to learn more about the people, places, stories, and preservation efforts associated with the White Haven estate.
 

History & Culture

  • 4 small images -- Grant, enslaved African American woman holding white child, Mr. Dent & Julia

    People

    Learn more about Ulysses S. Grant, his wife Julia, and the many other 19th century residents at White Haven.

  • Green house with sistern pump in foreground and trees in background.

    Places

    Five historic structures remain on the ten-acre core of the original estate. Read more about them and the entire White Haven property.

  • Artistic rendering of a family of six people posing for a photo with trees in the background.

    Stories

    Stories of White Haven and its former residents provide insight into the past.

  • Group of people holding wine glasses and having a toast in front of a house.

    Preservation

    Learn about the 1980s grassroots movement to save Grant's White Haven estate.

 

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    Last updated: October 12, 2020

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