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U.S. Capitol Grounds West, Washington DC, DC
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Grant Memorial has the general on horseback which makes it one of the more compelling of the Washington statues. But its also flanked by some other excellent depictions of the civil war and is well worth a look.

Thank AdamLeaves
Reviewed 1 week ago

In front of the Capitol Building looking over the Mall this is a stunning memorial. Recently refurbished the statue of Grant and the detail in the faces of the soldiers in the flanking statues make this a must see on any visit to Washington

Thank barryc907
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the memorial on our way to the Capitol building and it's a very impressive sculpture that has 2 civil war sculptures on either side of the main statute. The area is under construction at the moment and the reflecting pool was also closed...More

Thank John M
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

There could be more info provided about Grant for people to read. The statue and fountain are worth a stop for a picture.

Thank Scott8446
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed viewing this statue outside the capital building. It is right next to the reflecting pool with a view of the Washington Monument. Nice to walk by.

Thank Diane K
Reviewed July 30, 2018

We visited DC and the capitol a couple of years ago and I had read up on what we were going to see there, I was looking forward to seeing the Ulysses S. Grant Memorial and the Washington monument. But! bad news for me, when...More

Thank jefferyp2017
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Great to see this memorial on its own but also close to Capitol Hill, Peace Memorial and Botanical garden.

Thank Geoff Y
Reviewed June 7, 2018

Grant is in our family tree, so some bias here. I learned that he could ride any horse and be the fastest and most adept. For whatever he did or (mostly) did not accomplish, President Grant established Christmas as a national holiday and set aside...More

Thank Kay L
Reviewed June 1, 2018

If you follow civil war this statue will be exciting for you. Grant was suppose to be in the booth with Lincoln when he was shot. But he left town at noon.

Thank dylanshire
Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

This is a must for any civil war buff - the general stands high above the ground on a power steed A reminder of the strength of this man and the effect he had on the war

Thank Collin M
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September 11, 2018|
Response from jefferyp2017 | Reviewed this property |
When we were there in September 2016, everything immediately west of the Capitol which includes the Grant memorial ( there are several different bronze statues that are part of that memorial), was covered up with tarps and... More