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Ulysses S. Grant Cottage National Historic Landmark

Ulysses S. Grant Cottage
1000 Mount McGregor Road Wilton, NY 12831 |
exterior of grant cottage, a mustard colored building with dark green shutters and dark brown accent trim
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
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


The U.S. Grant Cottage National Historic Landmark 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. Open May - October.

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.

Open seasonally from May through October, entrance to the Cottage is by guided tour only. In addition to the Cottage, the site offers a free audio grounds tour, specialty tours like hiking and historical costume, walking trails, beautiful mountain views, and a visitor center which includes a gift shop and exhibition space.

Admission to the Cottage via guided tour is $12 for Adults, $9 for Seniors (62 & up), $5 for Ages 17 & under, and Free for Children under 6, Active Military with ID & Members.

Please be advised that tours may fill, so early arrival is suggested. You may book your tour in advance at

Tours begin every 30 minutes, with the last tour of the day starting at 3:30 p.m.

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