Meade at State House iin PA

The GENERAL MEADE SOCIETY of PHILADELPHIA had several events scheduled for 2020 – 2021 that, due to the pandemic, were unfortunately cancelled or postponed until later dates. Events and their details to be announced as more information is available. 


US Marine Corps Birthday Observance at Laurel Hill Cemetery
Wednesday, November 10, 2021

at 11 am at the grave of General Jacob Zeilin, 7th Commandant of the Marine Corps.
Call 215.228.8200 for details. 

Dr. Andy Waskie, or 215-423-3930

25th Anniversary of the General Meade Society Dinner
Saturday, November 13, 2021  

Mark your calendars for Saturday, November 13th, 2021.  Come and celebrate the 25th anniversary General Meade Society dinner to be held at Cannstatter Volksfest Verein, 9130 Academy Road, Philadelphia PA 19114.  Cost is $60. per person.  For reservations, contact Jerry McCormick, (215) 848-7753 or email:

Remembrance Day in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, PA.
Saturday, November 20, 2021 
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 10:30am
Contact Jerry McCormick at (215) 848-7753 or for info. 

Annual General Meade Birthday Celebration
Friday, December 31, 2021
This will mark the 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.