General Grant tree

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The General Grant tree is the largest Giant Sequoia in the Grant Grove section of Kings Canyon National Park. The tree is located at Template:Coor dms President Calvin Coolidge proclaimed it the Nation's Christmas Tree in 1926. It is the only living object to be declared a United States National Shrine, a memorial to those who died in war.

It is named after General Ulysses S. Grant, American Civil War General and the 18th (1869-1877) President of the United States.

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