Annual Major Octavius V. Catto Honor Ceremony
Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 11 A.M.
Honor ceremony; wreath laying; military salute at the Catto Monument at the Southwest Front of City Hall at 11:00 A.M. To honor the great Black equal rights and military leader with a 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.
The Independence Hall Association has an excellent website for
O.V. Catto resources at: https://catto.ushistory.org/