Grants and Donations Streaming In

Peter Mott House Directional Sign

Just as repairs to the Peter Mott House address the building’s future, the Lawnside Historical Society needs to look ahead to secure the organization’s mission promoting the town’s heritage. We also […]

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, […]

Mott House Tour Requests - Small Groups
This form is used to book small groups of at least 5 people at the Peter Mott House. Individuals and smaller groups should plan on Saturday walk-ins visits from 12 to 3 PM.
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