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Bob Conner’s nifty novel The Last Circle of Ulysses Grant

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

My journalist friend Bob Conner has written his first novel, The Last Circle of Ulysses Grant, about the life and last days of Ulysses S. Grant. I bought it last fall at our Chronicle Book Fair, and I’m writing now at long last to tell you it’s a really good, really informative read.

It’s also what propelled me to Mount McGregor last Sunday (see page …

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Grant Cottage State Historic Site atop Mount McGregor in Wilton: It’s a must-see!

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Ulysses S. Grant spent the final 36 days of his life at a cottage on top of a mountain, Mount McGregor, in Wilton between Saratoga Springs and South Glens Falls.

He was dying of throat cancer — and on a mission to finish volume two of his memoir, not just to detail for posterity how his Union Army won the Civil War but to provide …

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Our July 11 issue

Health & Fitness Quarterly | Newest Lake George peril: Fishhook waterflea. Ulysses S. Grant cottage tour. ‘Field of Dreams’ at the Double-H. Lake George Youtheatre readies kid version of Avenue Q. David Britton of Glens Falls is chef at Siro’s, Saratoga. East Cove reopens. Hudson Headwaters security breach. Nick Marcantonio plans to go pro after Ironman in Lake Placid. Concerts, comedy, shows… The Chronicle always has the region’s best Arts

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