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U.S. Grant Birthplace

1551 State Route 232, Point Pleasant, OH 45153-9301
+1 800-283-8932
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US Grant's early childhood home, worth a stop.

Docents seem knowledgeable and pleasant at this location which is seldom crowded. It is easy to see... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lawrence0714
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Amelia, Ohio
A Presidential must stop.

Visited on the 4th of July to celebrate our Nation's freedom. I called first to make sure somebody... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
phislamajama
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bluegrass state
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The birthplace of Civil War General and 18th President of the United States -- Ulysses S. Grant. Originally a one-room frame cottage that Grant's father Jesse rented while he worked as foreman for the local tannery.
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good64%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“room house” (4 reviews)
“boyhood home” (4 reviews)
“on display” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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1551 State Route 232, Point Pleasant, OH 45153-9301
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+1 800-283-8932
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Docents seem knowledgeable and pleasant at this location which is seldom crowded. It is easy to see with such a small house why the family moved up to Georgetown for Ulysses education away from the occasional floods on the Ohio.

Thank lawrence0714
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Visited on the 4th of July to celebrate our Nation's freedom. I called first to make sure somebody was there to give us a tour. I would do this as they come and go. The house has an interesting history and several items from the...More

Thank phislamajama
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

Even though the house is very small, I can say if I were single, it could be a neat little home to live in. It does make a person think of how spoiled we as a Society have become once you hear of how many...More

Thank Mike N
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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Grant’s birthplace is a small house that was one room initially. They later added another room. Grant only lived here for 13 months. What it lacks in size it has in information about his early life and that of his parents, Jesse Root Grant and...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2018

This was my second paid tour and I walked away with a little more knowledge about the Grant Family and the house. Apparently the house has been moved more than once (years ago) to be on display in different towns. Just a couple months after...More

Thank Abby G
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

We had just enough time to stop and look at the building, read signs and take pictures. They were closing in about five minutes and the lady working there came out to see if we wanted to come in. We told her of our time...More

Thank autismadvocate
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

I briefly stopped here and although the house was supposed to be open it was locked with no signs of being open. That being said, there is a large informational panel in front of the house about Grant's childhood and the house's history. I am...More

Thank AJOhio
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

Although the posted hours indicated it should have been open, it was closed when we visited on a Thursday afternoon in October. There’s a panel near the house that gives a little history, including the fact that the house toured the country as a relic...More

Thank Mack3065
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Tour the grounds and call ahead for special events. Other attractions in the area. Great historical source of information on the civil war and other events surrounding Grants life.

Thank PaulFKisak
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

What a gem! I was on my way to Grants boyhood home when I saw the sign on Hwy 275. I'm so glad I made the detour! The gentleman at the desk was very knowledgeable and eager to talk and answer questions. Yes, it's a...More

Thank Peggy K
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