Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1885/08/08 Ulysses S Grant In Memoriam Hiram Ulysses Grant is laid to rest in a temporary Tomb at Riverside Park in New York City. Death of Ulysses S Grant
1897/00/00 John Hemingway Duncan Architect Ulysses S Grant's granite and marble mausoleum, the largest in North America, is completed. About 90,000 people from around the world donated over $600,000 towards the construction of the monument.
1897/04/27 Over one million people attend the parade and dedication ceremony of Grant's Tomb.
1909/10/04 Wilbur Wright Inventor During the Hudson-Fulton Celebration, Wilbur Wright makes a 33 minute flight from Governors Island, up the Hudson River to Grant's Tomb and back Governors Island. Hudson-Fulton Celebration

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Particulars for General Grant National Memorial:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Criteria Consideration Birth place or grave
Sight Category Building
Criteria Consideration Commemorative property
Owner Federal
Area of Significance Military
Historic Use Monument, Marker
Level of Significance National
Criteria Person
Area of Significance Politics-government

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 15th October 1966

Registry Name: General Grant National Memorial
Registry Address: Riverside Dr. and W. 122nd St.
Registry Number: 66000055
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Federal
Architect: Duncan,John H.
Architectural Style: No style listed
Contributing Buildings: 1
Other Certification: Additional documentation
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Nominator Name: National Memorial
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Military, Politics-government, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering, Person
Criteria Consideration: Commemorative property, Birth place or grave
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Significant Year: 1897
Associated People: Grant,Gen. Ulysses S.
Historic Function: Recreation and Culture
Historic Sub-Function: Monument, Marker
Current Function: Recreation and Culture, Landscape
Current Sub-Function: Museum Park Monument, Marker

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