Become a member of the Friends of Grant Cottage and receive free admission, a discount in our gift shop, an invitation to our annual meeting and more!


Become a tour guide, assist at various programs and events throughout the season.


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Experience life during the American Civil War at our Encampment on Saturday, October 7!

"Let us have peace."  -U.S. Grant, May 29, 1868

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1000 Mt. McGregor Road  |  Town of Moreau / Wilton, NY  |  518-584-4353

About the Ulysses S. Grant Cottage

In this Adirondack Cottage Gen. Ulysses S. Grant died of throat cancer on July 23, 1885. He had arrived at the cottage from New York City on June 16, 1885, with his family, servants, and doctors; he was able to complete his memoirs in the short time he had left.

Today, the cottage remains essentially the same as during the Grant family's stay.  Visitors tour the downstairs of the cottage, viewing the original furnishings, decorations, and personal items belonging to Grant, including the bed where he died, and floral arrangements that remain from Grant's August 4th funeral.

Open 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 8 plus Monday, Oct. 9