General Grant National Memorial

National Park Service, New York.

The final resting place of President Ulysses S. Grant and his wife, Julia, is the largest mausoleum in North America. It testifies to a people’s gratitude for the man who ended the bloodiest conflict in American history as Commanding General of the Union Army and then, as President of the United States, strove to heal a nation after a civil war and make rights for all citizens a reality.

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General Grant National Memorial is located in Riverside Park, on the upper west-side of Manhattan. The entrance to the mausoleum is between north-bound and south-bound Riverside Drive, near the intersection of West 122nd Street. The visitor center is located to the west, across south-bound Riverside Drive. Street parking is available but can be very hard to find. The area is well-served with both bus and subway, by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority of New York (

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