2014 SEASON!

Spend time upon the porch where Grant spent his final days to share the fascinating story with visitors from
throughout the U.S.


View the
Ulysses S. Grant Blog

Articles, essays, and other material researched, collected, and contributed by tour guides, volunteers, and the staff of the Friends of Grant Cottage.

Contribute to our
Reserve Fund!

The impending closure of the correctional facility may leave us with a number of challenges to continue operating throughout the 2014 season.  A special fund has been established to support our need for a potential disruption in utilities, general maintenance, and most importantly--security.  Your help with a smooth transition would be greatly appreciated!

Please put "Reserve Fund" in the DESIGNATION field to distinguish your contribution from our general donations.


Community Fund
of the
Capital Region

for the grant in the amount of $10,000 from the Community/Land Preservation
and Planning Fund

Lifetime Seamless

for the pro bono job on
our Visitors Center

Town of Moreau

for their contribution of

Town of Wilton

for their contribution of
$2,000 this spring!

Saratoga Foundation
for their contribution of

The Alfred Z. Solomon Charitable Trust
for the support towards our Visitors Center
Re-design Project.

An article on the progress appeared in the Albany Times Union, courtesy of Dennis Yusko.

Read Article


Welcome to the historic home where
Ulysses S. Grant fought his final battles.

Yes....the Cottage is open!

Despite the closure of
the Mt. McGregor Correctional Facility

Our hours:
Saturday & Sunday, 10am-4pm

A plaque dedication ceremony will be held at this time to commemorate the one hundred twenty-five year (Fall 1889 to Fall 2014) legacy of commitment shown by the dedicated stewards who have cared for and kept Grant Cottage open to the public.


Over 120 people attended Sunday's performance of "Sunset at Mt. McGregor"!