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On Wednesday April 27, President Ulysses S. Grant’s 200th birthday, the New York Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation announced the transfer of 4 acres of the former Mount McGregor Correctional Facility to Grant Cottage. The facility, closed since … Continue reading
Today is the anniversary of Ulysses S. Grant’s death in 1885. He died just days after finishing his memoirs—a writing project he undertook to save his family from destitution as he was dying of throat cancer. It’s a compelling story. … Continue reading
The clock at Grant Cottage still reads 8:08—the time of Ulysses S. Grant’s death on the morning of July 23, 1885.