3rd Annual Underground Railroad Summer Camp

Campers from the first Peter Mott House Underground Railroad Camp 2022

As the only African American incorporated municipality above the Mason-Dixon Line, Lawnside, N.J., was a haven to people of African descent since colonial times.  This third summer Underground Railroad Camp […]

2nd UGRR Camp Follows Paths to Freedom

UGRR Camper holds up a drawing of the Chapel

The Lawnside Historical Society presented its second summer Underground Railroad Camp June 26 to 30 at the Peter Mott House, with the theme “Pathways to Freedom.” Campers shared what they already knew […]

NJ Historic Preservation Conference

The Lawnside Historical Society will be on a panel highlighting Underground Railroad Sites at the NJ Historic Preservation Conference. This year’s conference will be in Atlantic City from June 12-13th, […]

LHS May 2023 Monthly Meeting

Citizens of Mount Peace Cemetery featuring Dolly Marshall/Visualizing the Past: Memories of Schooling in Lawnside To register – click below

Jessie Redmon Fauset Day

Jessie Redmon Fauset Day is a celebration of the celebrated poet through lectures and a poetry competition.

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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