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State Historic Site
1000 Mount McGregor Road Wilton, NY 12831 |
american flag on top of a hill on a sunny day The overlook boasts a view of three mountain ranges.
historic photo of president grant and his family on the porch of their cottage The Grant family on the cottage porch in 1885.
reenactor dressed as a soldier standing outside the entrance of a small white tent
exterior of grant cottage, a mustard colored building with dark green shutters and dark brown accent trim
orange and yellow leaves on a tree in the fall with grant cottage visible behind the branch
group of reenactors, including both adults and children, dressed up as the grant family posing on the cottage porch Grant Remembrance Day hosted each July at the cottage.
costumed reenactors educating a group about president grant and his family
dried floral arrangements from president grant's death
costumed reenactor giving a living history tour on the porch of grant cottage Living History Tours offered throughout the season.
red geraniums with small american flags stuck in them and a full-size american flag waving in the background
stone commemorating grant's final view protected in an iron fence with an expansive view of forest and mountains in the background
porch of grant cottage on a sunny day
blue and yellow historical marker commemorating the fact that president grant lived here during his last days and finished his personal memoirs here

Overview

U.S. Grant Cottage State Historic Site is the final home of Ulysses S. Grant, Civil War Commanding General of the U.S. Army, 18th U.S. President and beloved American public figure.

Grant Cottage is a hidden treasure in the foothills of the Adirondacks.  It sits on top of Mt. McGregor and overlooks the Adirondack Mountains to the north, the Green Mountains to the east, and the Catskills to the south.  The view is breathtaking and was the last view of our area that General Ulysses S. Grant saw before his death in this historic cottage.  The Cottage has remained virtually unchanged since 1885 and still houses the bed on which he died and the funeral arrangements are still intact. 

We are open from Memorial Day to Labor Day, Wednesday through Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., plus bonus Tuesdays during Saratoga Track Season (July 16th - August 27th), and from Labor Day through Columbus Day - Saturdays & Sundays only from 10 to 4. 

The cost of admission is $6 Adults, $5 Seniors/Students, Children under 5, Military with ID, & Members are free.  We have a lovely gift shop with all new items made available through a grant from the Alfred Z. Solomon Charitable Trust.  A guided tour of the Cottage is included in the admission fee. 

 

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Kids Five and Under Get In Free
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