Ceremony at White Haven

On  Saturday,  July  21,  2012,  at  10 a.m., Ulysses S. Grant National
Historic Site will host a wreath laying ceremony.  The U.S. Grant Camp #68,
Sons  of  Union  Veterans of the Civil War will honor Civil War general and
United  States president Ulysses S. Grant with a ceremony commemorating his
achievements  on  the  127th  anniversary  of  his  death.  The ceremony will
include    a    keynote    address    by    the   organization’s   National
Commander-in-Chief, Don Palmer.

The  event  is free of charge, and reservations are not needed.  After
the  ceremony,  guests may take a tour of the historic house, view the movie
White Haven, A Place to Call Home, and walk through the museum.

The  event  is one of an ongoing series of special activities at this
unit  of  the National Park Service, also known as White Haven.  Ulysses S.
Grant  NHS  is  located  at 7400 Grant Road in south St. Louis County.  The
park is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

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