Peter Mott House Underground Railroad Museum

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Peter Mott House Underground Railroad Museum

26 Kings Ct., Lawnside, NJ 08045
856-546-8850
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Property Description

Pastor Peter Mott’s house served as a station on the Underground Railroad. Open Sat., noon - 3 pm, weekdays by appointment. Rev. Mott's house was a station on the Underground Railroad during the 19th century. It is the oldest known house in Lawnside, the only African-American community incorporated in New Jersey. Built in 1845, the house was inhabited by Rev. Mott, Sunday School superintendent at Mount Pisgah African Methodist Episcopal Church, and his wife Elizabeth Ann within what was then called Snow Hill. Open Sat. noon - 3 pm, weekdays by appointment. Admission: $5 for adults; $2 for students.

Directions

Rt. 30 just W. of NJ Tpk. Take Gloucester Ave. Turn right onto Moore Ave. to Kings Court.