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General Grant laying the cornerstone of the Museum of Natural History, Manhattan Square near Central Park, June 2, 1874, illustration from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, page 32

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General Grant laying the cornerstone of the Museum of Natural History, Manhattan Square near Central Park, June 2, 1874, illustration from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, page 32

1874

Illustrations

On June 2, 1874, President Ulysses S. Grant laid the cornerstone for the Museum’s first building at 77th Street.

New York, New York state, United States

American Museum of Natural History Library

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Conspec No: 59.07

Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885

American Museum of Natural History

Collection

Citation

“General Grant laying the cornerstone of the Museum of Natural History, Manhattan Square near Central Park, June 2, 1874,illustration from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, page 32,” AMNH Research Library | Digital Special Collections, accessed November 14, 2019, https://lbry-web-007.amnh.org/digital/index.php/items/show/66434.