Presidential Pathways: #18, Ulysses S. Grant

Born: April 27, 1822, in Point Pleasant, Ohio (Visited: June 2011)
Died: July 23, 1885, in Wilton, N.Y.
Burial Place: General Grant National Memorial in New York, N.Y.. (Visited: August 2008)


The Grant family moved from this house less than a year after his birth.

The U.S. Grant Birthplace Historic Site includes four other properties besides the president’s birthplace.

Burial Place

Grant is buried at General Grant National Memorial in Riverside Park in New York City.

Commonly called Grant’s Tomb, the monument was completed in 1897 – 12 years after the president’s death.

Ulysses and Julia Grant are buried in identical red granite sarcophagi.

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