What’sÂ buried in Grant’s Tomb? A quirky history that includes an ambitious architect, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, lots of ugly raspberry paint, and charges of prostitution and animal sacrifice!
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Ulysses S. Grant – America’s most popular citizen in the years following the Civil War.
And his wife Julia Dent Grant, entombed next to him
An ominous view of the Tomb during World War I, as battleships pass by it
The website of the Grant Monument Association details some of the disasterous deterioration of the memorial during the 1970s: