Grant Ancestral Homestead

Ulysses Simpson Grant, 18th US President 1869-77. Grant’s great-grandfather, John Simpson, was born here in 1738. Explore the cottage of the Simpson family with close ties to Ulysses Simpson Grant, the Commander of the victorious Union troops in the American Civil War. U.S. Grant served two terms as U.S. President and visited his homeland. Play area for children. Cottage and grounds open all year round, for tours. To view audiovisual show booking required. Facilities are accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance. Picnic and BBQ area, children’s play area, toilets, bike rental , Agricultural implements, Butterfly garden, wildlife pond and wildlife garden.
NB. This map is based on the postcode and so may not reflect the exact location.

Opening times:

Open all year to the public.
Groups by appointment only.

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Dungannon Tourist Information Centre

Location / Directions

Dergina, Ballygawley. Off A4, 13 miles west of Dungannon.
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