STATE HISTORIC SITE
Grant Cottage volunteers and staff offer off-site programs throughout the year spanning a variety of topics related to the Cottage, Ulysses S. Grant, and the Civil War.
(gctourguide [at] gmail.com)
Steve Trimm also provides historic interpretations of:
(Davehub [at] aol.com)
(tsmith2 (at) nycap.rr.com)
"Ulysses S. Grant: His Life, His Work, His Death": Tom's 50-minute presentation covers the life of Grant beginning in 1822 focusing on his later years. It touches on themes such has his bankruptcy, writing of his memoirs, his disease, and finally his death and funeral services at Grant Cottage. Accompanied by items from his personal collection including portraits and photos, it is an effective presentation for civic or fraternal organizations and history groups.
(benk123rd (at) hotmail.com)
An educational portrayal of a Union soldier in the American Civil War. This program is appropriate for schools or organizations looking to bring history to life and engage the curiosity of the audience. The equipment and clothing will be displayed and discussed as well as the life and experiences of the common soldier, complete with live musket firing demonstrations if permitted. Program can be tailored according to time and/or age."