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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