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Major Octavius V. Catto Honor Ceremony
October 7, 2023
11:00 am

Honor ceremony; wreath laying; military salute at the Catto Monument at City Hall in Philadelphia 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 welcome. Colors, wreaths, and music encouraged.

Following the City Hall Ceremony, PA National Guard Medal Ceremony at 12:30pm in the Union League for the ‘Major Catto Medal’

Information: Dr. Andy Waskie

Philadelphia City Hall
1401 John F Kennedy Blvd
Philadphia, pa

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General Meade Society Fall Excursion “‘The Hudson Valley & The Roosevelts”‘
October 21, 2023 - October 23, 2023
All Day

The Fall Excursion is SOLD OUT!

A wait list has been started for anyone wishing to go in the event of cancellations. Please contact Jerry McCormick if you’d like to have your name added to the list.


America’s oldest Flying Museum of American airplanes, and the outdoor grounds with many historic planes. ENTRANCE FEE INCLUDED IN YOUR TRIP PACKAGE !!!

Notice: Sunday’s lunch will now be at the Coach House Tavern in Rhinebeck and not a boxed lunch

The price of the Fall Excursion is $450.00 per person, double occupancy (100.00 extra for a single room) if you pay by credit or debit card, OR $435.00 if paid by check. Installment payments are OK.

If you wish to pay by credit/debit card, complete the following payment form:

*- Note- Date change ! This year the trip will NOT be over the usual Columbus Day weekend.

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U.S Marine Corps Birthday Observance
November 10, 2023
11:00 am

US Marine Corps Birthday Observance at the grave of General Jacob Zeilin, 7th Commandant of the Marine Corps during the Civil War. A special ‘Veterans’ Day tour of heroes ‘killed in action’ and buried at Laurel Hill Cemetery will follow.

Call 215.228.8200 for details. 

Co-sponsored by: The Legion Post 405; MOLLUS; General Meade Society

Dr. Andy Waskie or 215-423-3930

Laurel Hill Cemetery
3822 Ridge Avenue
Philadelphia, PA

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General Meade Society Annual Champagne Brunch & Awards Ceremony
November 12, 2023
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

This includes a deluxe brunch, cash bar, and the presentations of the Legion of Honor and Award of Merit.

When and Where:

  • Sunday November 12th from 11:00am to 2:00pm
  • Cannstatter Volksfest Verein

More information including the price and registration details will be available soon.

Cannstatter Volksfest Verein
9130 Academy Road
Philadelphia, pa

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Remembrance Day in Gettysburg
November 18, 2023
10:00 am

Pennsylvania, PA. Saturday, November 18, 2023 at Remembrance Day in Gettysburg

General Meade & his Generals and the veterans of the Battle of Gettysburg Honor/Dedication Ceremonies during the Remembrance Day Observance. Honoring all commanders and veterans of the Battle. Meet at the General Meade Equestrian Monument at 10:00am

Contact Jerry McCormick at (215) 848-7753 or for info

Gettysburg National Military Park
1195 Baltimore Pike
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

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Annual General Meade Birthday Celebration
December 31, 2023
12:00 pm

Annual General Meade Birthday Celebration will mark the 208th annual anniversary of the birth of General George G. Meade, heroic commander of the victorious Union army at the Battle of Gettysburg.

The General Meade Society of Philadelphia will celebrate his birthday at Historic Laurel Hill Cemetery, 3822 Ridge Ave. at noon.

A champagne toast and reception will follow the program. For directions, call: 215-228-8200 Laurel Hill Cemetery. 

Laurel Hill Cemetery
3822 Ridge Avenue
Philadelphia, PA

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