On July 23, 1885, Ulysses S. Grant passed away at age 63, days after completing his renowned memoirs. Join us for a day of remembrance to honor Grant with a color guard and wreath-laying ceremony in front of the Mausoleum. Then join us for a special presentation in the visitor center about the funeral procession and ceremony the country held for honoring the fallen hero.
Schedule of Events:
11:00 am Ceremony
Wreath-laying, color guard, rifle salute, brass quintet, and bugle ceremony outside in front of the Mausoleum
1:30 pm Farewell to a President
Special presentation by Frank Scaturro, President of Grant Monument Association