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Ulysses S. Grant Information Center: General Grant National Memorial - Grant's Tomb

Information about General and President Ulysses S. Grant and resources for doing research. Includes material suitable for the K-12 audience.

Dedication of the Tomb, April 27, 1897, from the Washington Times.

Grant's Tomb, New York City

General Grant National Memorial

Grant's Tomb, as it is popularly known, is at

W 122nd Street & Riverside Drive  New York, 10027

Phone (212) 666-1640

"Let Us Have Peace."

The final resting place of President Ulysses Simpson Grant and his wife, Julia, is the largest mausoleum in North America. It testifies to a people’s gratitude for the man who ended the bloodiest conflict in American history as Commanding General of the Union Army and then, as President of the United States, strove to heal a nation after a civil war and make rights for all citizens a reality.

 

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Newspaper article about the decay of the Tomb, 1994

Frank Scaturro, Columbia Undergrad, Angers the NPS, but Convinces Congress to Restore Grant's Tomb

More Information About Grant's Tomb

Grant's Tomb at Wikipedia

New York City Harbor Parks, Grant's Tomb

Architectural Features, from a View on Cities

Manhattan Sites Archival Material. Wealth of historical material on the Tomb.

Tomb Exterior

Grant's Tomb

Tomb Interior

            Tomb interior

 

C-Span Videos

Rededication of Grant's Tomb, April 27, 1997. C-Span Video, 1 hour, 4 minutes.

Ulysses and Julia

                           Ulysses and Julia's Sarcophagi

 

Grant's Tomb Tourmobile, Early 20th Century

Tomb tourmobile

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