Grant Ancestral Homestead
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Ulysses Simpson Grant, 18th US President 1869-77.
Ulysses Simpson Grant, 18th US President 1869-77. Grant’s great-grandfather, John Simpson, was born here in 1738. Explore the cottage of the Simpson family with close ties to Ulysses Simpson Grant, the Commander of the victorious Union troops in the American Civil War. U.S. Grant served two terms as U.S. President and visited his homeland. Play area for children. Cottage and grounds open all year round, for tours. To view audiovisual show booking required. Facilities are accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance. Picnic and BBQ area, children’s play area, toilets, bike rental , Agricultural implements, Butterfly garden, wildlife pond and wildlife garden.