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General Meade Society
of Philadelphia

"Forget Not His Deeds"

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About Us

Sign the Petition to Move the Statue of General Meade to a Prominent Place in Fairmount Park!

Petition to Re-locate Meade!













































































































































































































































































































General George Meade


Preserving the Memory
of the
Victor of Gettysburg

The General Meade Society of Philadelphia, Inc.
PO Box 45556
Philadelphia, PA 19149
Email: The General Meade Society

Founded 1996

Follow the Society's Activities
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2015 Marks the Bicentennial of General George Gordon Meade!

Celebrate the 200th
Anniversary of the Birth
of General George Gordon Meade with Many Activities:

  • Commemoration Picnic at the Meade Monument at Memorial Hall. Picnic style foods, toasts to General Meade, and a wreath laying ceremony, Saturday, October 3rd

  • General Meade Days at the GAR Museum & Library, Sunday, September 13th.

  • Two Hundredth Anniversary Dinner for General George Gordon Meade at the Union League, November 6th,

  • General Meade Symposium at Gettybsurg, November 20th ...

See: Meade Bicentennial Schedule of Events 2015

The Meade Society Saw a Great Phillies Game August 4th!

The Society Awarded Another Scholarship to a Graduating Senior at the Meade School ... Check out the GMS Facebook Page ...

Join the Movement to Relocate the Equestrian Statue of George Meade. Read Harry Kyriakodis' article from his blog Hidden City Philadelphia, about the good General and his Statue.