Octavius Catto


Major Octavius V. Catto
Honor Ceremony

Sunday, February 22, 2020 at 11 am




Honor ceremony; wreath laying; military salute at the O.V. Catto Monument
at the South Front of City Hall at 11:00am

Honoring the great Black equal rights and military leader … Wreath-Laying ceremony. All military units, period civilians, veterans and heritage groups are encouraged to participate. Colors, wreaths and music encouraged.

Following the City Hall Ceremony: PA National Guard Award Luncheon & Medal Ceremony to follow at 12:30pm in the Union League for the ‘Major Catto Medal’ Award Ceremony.


Contact: Mary O’Brien at the Union League
to reserve lunch: obrienm@unionleague.org

Information on this event: Dr. Andy Waskie
215-204-5452 or awaskie@temple.edu

The Independence Hall Association  has an excellent website for
O.V. Catto resources at:  https://catto.ushistory.org/