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Octavius V. Catto was assassinated here, 1871.


Octavius V. Catto was assassinated here, 1871.

Octavius V. Catto (2/22/1839-10/10/1871), African American civil rights activist, was assassinated here, a few steps from his home. There is a plaque for his home at 812 South Street, but several sources on the Web show his home as 814 South Street.


Location: Site of Octavius V. Catto Murder , 822 South St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19146, United States
Listing Category: African American History, Civics Lessons, Crimes & Criminals (real and alleged), History, Inspirational, Role Model, Plaques, Markers (real ones), Solemn Cyber Plaques
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Created Date: 06-24-2018

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