TOMB BUILT ON THIS DAY IN 1897

Grant’s Tomb, now formally known as General Grant National Memorial, is
the final resting place of Ulysses S. Grant (1822–1885), the 18th President
of the United States, and his wife, Julia Dent Grant (1826–1902). Completed
in 1897, the tomb is located in Riverside Park in the Morningside Heights
neighborhood of Upper Manhattan in New York City, across the street from
the monumental Riverside Church. It was placed under the management of
the National Park Service in 1958.

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