The Cottage is open for tours on Saturdays and Sundays from Labor Day through Columbus Day, and on Monday holidays. There is a suggested donation of $5 for programs.
The Grant Cottage Arts Festival – A Plein Air Event
Saturday, September 23, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Artists, bring easels and art supplies to paint the historic site and its panoramic views! This event is free to artists. To Register, contact Bev: firstname.lastname@example.org or (518) 793-9350. Click Here for More Information.
"In the Days of Stephen Foster" Presented by the Lost Radio Rounders
Saturday, September 23, 1 p.m.
Born on the Fourth of July in 1826, America's first great songwriter was a talented but troubled man. Famous the world over by his late twenties, Stephen Collins Foster would die a penniless alcoholic before he reached forty. Lost Radio Rounders will present Foster's life story and perform classic compositions including "Beautiful Dreamer," "My Old Kentucky Home," "Jeannie with the Light Brown Hair," "Camptown Races," "Oh, Susanna," "The Old Folks at Home," and "Hard Times Come Again No More."
Children are invited to listen to the music and enjoy an art-based project with Patrice Mastrianni
at the nearby picnic area.
Saturday, October 7
Civil War Encampment - Click Here for Tickets!
Experience life during the American Civil War at Grant Cottage's Civil War Encampment!
Jonathan Letterman "Father of Battlefield Medicine"
Sunday, October 8, 1 p.m.
Join us for Path Through History Weekend with Civil War medical reenactor Wayne Waite who will discuss the life and career of Dr. Jonathan Letterman. When the Civil War began battlefield medical practices were incredibly insufficient for the vast number of casualties. Learn how this "Father of Battlefield Medicine" drastically improved the medical system during the Civil War and saved countless soldiers lives then and since.
Open 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 8
Lost Radio Rounders