New Jersey Historic Trust Approves $60,607 Grant

Peter Mott House Doorway & Window

The New Jersey Historic Trust has approved the Lawnside Historical Society for a $60,607 matching grant for the Peter Mott House Underground Railroad Museum, as part of $14.3 million in funding for historic tourism, planning and preservation projects.

Hiding in Plain Sight

Vintage Flyer Cautioning Colored People to Beware of Slave Catchers

According to researchers with the National Park Service, “Free Haven was developed in 1840 by Ralph Smith, a white abolitionist who was the first Secretary of the Philadelphia Vigilance Committee, […]