General Grant National Memorial


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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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General Grant National Memorial:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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General Grant National Memorial

Address:Riverside Dr & W 122nd St
New York, NY 10027

Phone:212-666-1640
Fax:212-932-9631
Web: www.nps.gov/gegr/
Size: 0.75 acres.
Established: Dedicated on April 27, 1897. National Park Service administration authorized on August 14, 1958.
Location:Overlooks the Hudson River from the Mornside Heights section of Manhattan. Near the intersection of Riverside Dr. and West 122nd St.
Facilities:Visitor center/museum.
Activities:Ranger-guided programs and tours.
Special Features:This memorial to Ulysses S. Grant, the Union commander who brought the Civil War to an end, includes the tombs of General and Mrs. Grant. As the President of the United States (1869-1877), Grant signed the act establishing the first national park, Yellowstone, on March 1, 1872.

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