U.S. President Grant Invests in Jersey Shore Real Estate

August 3, 1871
Photograph of Ulysses S. Grant with wife Julia and children Nellie, Jesse, Ulysses Jr. and Frederick relaxing at the cottage in 1870.
Ulysses Grant and Family at Long Branch, N.J. by Pach Brothers, N.Y., 1870. The Imperial Cabinet Card pictures Grant and wife, Julia Dent, and their four children: Jesse, Ulysses Jr., Nellie, and Frederick in front of their cottage. Also present are two Black men, whose identities are unknown. Created January 1, 1870. Library of Congress, Public Domain.