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Grant Cottage State Historic Site

Mt McGregor - P O Box 2294
Wilton, New York

Phone: 518-584-4353 - TTY:

Statement of Purpose:

To preserve and interpret the site where Ulysses S. Grant spent the last weeks of his life completing his memoirs. Historic preservation of the cottage allows many visitors today to experience Grant's final days. 

Highlights & Collections:

Travel back to 1885 and see the rooms preserved just as Grant left them. There are personal items that belonged to Grant and flower arrangements from the funeral.

Exhibits & Special Events:


Admission & Directions:

Wilton, NY. Exit 16 from I-87 (the Northway). Follow signs.


Grant Cottage.

Grant Cottage Collection.

General Ulysses S. Grant and family.

Grant Cottage Collection. On the steps of Grant cottage. 1885.

Parlor. Grant Cottage Collection.

View of Grant's bed that he died in on July 23rd, 1885. The clock was stopped at the time of his death.

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