"At the conclusion of his 2nd. Inaugural Address, President Lincoln urged Americans" to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace among ourselves and with all nations." Lincoln recognized that international and domestic peace are threads of a single tapestry. General Grant recognized the same truth. In fact, he had thought a great deal about how societies and individuals might contribute to peace-making. Today he will share some of those thoughts and explain why " Let Us Have Peace " became the cry of his heart. This program is inspired by International Day of Peace, which is on September 21st. Grant Cottage tour guide Steve Trimm will portray General Grant. "
The suggested donation for Grant Cottage Porch Programs is $5 per person. These programs are made possible thanks to a grant from the Adirondack Trust Community Fund. Our events are supported with funding from the New York State Park and Trail Partnership Program (NYSPTPP) and New York’s Environmental Protection Fund. The NYSPTPP is administered by Parks & Trails New York, in partnership with the state Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.