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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