April 27, 1997 in New York history

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23 years ago on April 27th, 1997

Grant's tomb is dedicated a third time

The tomb reopened after advocacy efforts attained National Park Service funds to refurbish the monument after it had fallen into disrepair. The dedication took place on the 100th anniversary of the monument and would have been General Grant's 175th birthday.


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