Annual General Meade Birthday Celebration, Monday, December 31, 2018 will mark the annual anniversary of the birth of General George G. Meade, commander of the victorious Union army at the Battle of Gettysburg.

The General Meade Society of Philadelphia will gather at the Historic Laurel Hill Cemetery Gatehouse, 3822 Ridge Ave., Philadelphia, at 11:30AM and then parade of to the final resting place of the General Meade and memorialize his services to the nation. A champagne toast and reception will follow the program. A tour of the historic cemetery will be offered (weather permitting). This year marks the 26th anniversary of the Meade birthday celebration by the General Meade Society.

For directions, call: 215-228-8200 Laurel Hill Cemetery. For information and registration call Andy Waskie at 215-204-5452 or awaskie@temple.edu.