Grants cottage is a hidden gem of places to go while in Saratoga/Lake George area located atop a mountain and oddly enough on the grounds of a former prison (you will have to show ID on the road to the cottage). The museum shows a short film about General/President Grant. There is also some displays and exhibits pertaining to the site. A short walk uphill to the cottage where you will be given a history of the cottage and of President Grant's stay at the cottage. Then you tour the cottage, you will step back in time to when President Grant spent his final days there. The furnishings are the same ones used by the President, along with some of the actual floral displays from his funeral. Then take the walk to the observation area where the President viewed the valley and the mountains days before he passed away. I would allow 11/2 to 2 hours for this visit. The tour guide we had, Bill was a great source of information and made the experience all the more enjoyable.
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