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Missouri Ulysses Grant Historic Site map and highlights

Map of Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site in Missouri
Basic information for visitors to the Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site in east-central Missouri, in St. Louis.    
Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site  in east-central Missouri, in St. Louis.    
The 9.6-acre heart of the former 1,000-acre plantation owned by  Ulysses and Julia Grant is preserved at this National Historic Landmark.  The site is significant for its association with the apparently  "average" man who led the army that saved the Union, served two terms as  president, and wrote one of the most important military commentaries of  modern times. The property also includes the main house, summer  kitchen, chicken house, ice house, and barn. The site was authorized on  October 2, 1989.    
     
WHAT TO SEE & DO    
Ranger-led and self-guided tours of buildings and grounds.  Facilities: Visitor center, museum. Book-and-gift shop. Programs &  Events: Daily ranger-led tours, daily Junior Ranger program, guest  lectures, living-history demonstrations, children's programs. Night Walk  into the Past program (Aug.), Holidays at White Haven (Dec). Tips &  Hints: Walking is required to fully experience the park. Watch for  uneven ground and slippery surfaces. Busiest July and Aug., least  crowded Jan. and Feb.    
     
FEES, HOURS & REGULATIONS    
Free. Reservations suggested for special events. Leashed pets only. Site open daily 9-5.    
     
HOW TO GET THERE    
In south St. Louis County via Gravois Rd. (Rte. 30) and Watson Rd. (Rte. 366). Closest airport: St. Louis (20 mi).    
Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site (7400 Grant Rd., St.  Louis, MO 63123, tel. 314/842-3298, fax 314/842-1659,). St. Louis  Convention & Visitors Bureau (1 Metropolitan Sq., Suite 1100, St.  Louis, MO 63102, tel. 314/421-1023). St. Louis Visitors Center (308  Washington Ave., St. Louis, MO 63102, tel. 314/241-1764). Missouri  Tourism Information Center (Rest Area 270 and Riverview on Dunn Rd., Box  38182, St. Louis, MO 63138, tel. 314/869-7100).

Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site.   
Basic information for visitors to the Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site in east-central Missouri, in St. Louis
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