Ulysses S. Grant (1869-1877)

click here for Grant's Tomb Timeline

Grant's birthplace in Point Pleasant, Ohio
The site on the Ohio State Fairgrounds where Grant's birth cabin sat for 40+ years in Columbus, OH
3 East 66th Street in NYC where Grant lived until a few weeks before he died.  Its not the original home 
Mount McGregor where President Grant died
marker at Mount McGregor where President Grant died
Interior of Grant's Tomb
The bed at Mount McGregor where President Grant died
Site of President Grant's original tomb (behind the current tomb)
Grant's tomb in Manhattan, NYC
Grant's status in Grant Park, Chicago
Stephen Merritt Burial Company, 241-243 W. 23rd Street, New York City then and now. They handled Ulysses S Grant's funeral. Prior to the funeral the empty coffin was put on display here and an astounding 70,000 people lined up to soberly walk past an EMPTY COFFIN! That's how beloved was Ulysses S Grant!


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