NYC Resources311Office of the Mayor

Official Website of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation

Riverside Park

Major General Frederick D. Grant map_it

  • Location: Grant's Tomb Terrace; Riverside Drive at 122nd Street
  • Description: Flagstaff pedestal with tablet
  • Materials: Somesound granite, bronze
  • Dimensions: H: 6'1 ½" Diameter: 8'
  • Dedicated: 1939
  • Donor: DPR
  • Inscription: IN MEMORIAM / FRED'K D. GRANT / ELDEST SON OF U.S. GRANT/VICKSBURG 1863 -VIRGINIA 1864-5 / MAJOR GENERAL U.S.A. MINISTER TO AUSTRIA./ MAJOR GENERAL U.S.A. MINISTER TO AUSTRIA. MEMBER GRANT MONUMENT ASSOCIATION 1908-1912 /

Please note, the NAME field includes a primary designation as well as alternate namings often in common or popular usage. The DEDICATED field refers to the most recent dedication, most often, but not necessarily the original dedication date. If the monument did not have a formal dedication, the year listed reflects the date of installation.

For more information, please contact Art & Antiquities at (212) 360-8143

Directions to Riverside Park

Know Before You Go

PlaygroundsRiverside Park

NYC Parks has removed slides in this park due to a manufacturer recall. The manufacture is currently working on an improved design and redesigned slides will be installed as soon as possible.


Was this information helpful?