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.


D.A. Collins
Construction Co., Inc.
for their $500 sponsorship of our production:
"Sunset on Mt. McGregor"

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


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

- The Cottage is closed for the season -

Thank you for a successful year!

We will be opening again in May of 2015
(despite the closure of the Mt. McGregor Correctional Facility)

Please check our Speakers Bureau calendar
for off-season talks and presentations
by our staff and volunteers.

Welcome to Mary Martini Faith,

our new Executive Director

Mary Martini Faith comes to The Grant College as the Executive Director after a lengthy career in education.  After graduating from SUNY Plattsburgh, Mary began her career as a high school Social Studies teacher in Rome, New York.  From 1980 until her retirement in 2013, she taught at Schalmont High School in Rotterdam, NY.

Seeking Tour Guides for 2015

Enjoy the refreshing summer breezes atop Mt. McGregor while sitting upon the very porch where Grant spent his final days.

Join our team of dedicated volunteer docents who enjoy their time leading visitors through the Cottage.

Scenes from our 2014 Season


View the Ulysses S. Grant Collection

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