START SPREADING THE NEWS – NEW YORK CITY . GENERAL GRANT NATIONAL MEMORIAL .

It’s  a  nice  day  as the  three  of  you  continue  your  30  Plus  Teams  Tour  of  New York  City  up in West Harlem .

The walk along  Riverside  Drive  with  the  state of  New Jersey  on one side  and the  Hudson  River  on the  other looks  very  relaxing  and  peaceful .

Not  too many  people  seem  to  be  out.

This  is  a very  vibrant  and  livable  neighborhood ,  so it seems .

Even  up here in Harlem ,  like  the  rest  of  the  city ,  the churches  and  colleges  seem  to  be  huge also .

The next  stop  for you  all  is General  Grant  National  Memorial ,  better  known  as  Grant’s  Tomb .

It’s  the  burial  place  of Union  General  and former  President  Ulysses  S. Grant  and his  wife ,  Julia .

After  he left  the  White  House ,  New York  City  became  his  home .

This  monument  is breathtaking ,  especially  inside .

This  wasn’t  just a  tomb, but a history  lesson  on the  Civil  War .

In one of  the  rooms ,  you notice  flags from  the  different  Union  Civil  War  regiments.

Two of  them ,  the three  of  you  recognize .

They are  from  the  state  that  sent  the most  troops  to  the  Civil  War ,  Ohio .

That just  happens  to  be  your  state.

Also  lining  the walls  are the campaigns  of Grant during  the  Civil  War .

The three  of  you  walk  downstairs  and to the  lower  level .

It was dark  and  spooky  looking .

It was thinking way for a  reason .

This  room  held the remains of  General  and Mrs. Grant .

Surrounding  the  tombs  were the  busts of other  Union  generals.

The only  one that  the three  of  you  recognized   was General  William  T. Sherman .

But then ,  he was  from  Ohio .

You didn’t  want  to  take  pictures  of  this .

You see other people  taking  selfies  of themselves  outside  the  building ,  but none  of  you are .

This  isn’t  the  place  to  do that.

You just take  a  picture  of  the  building .

It isn’t  just  a  memorial ,  but people  are  also  buried  here .

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