Saturday, September 21, 2019 Camp William Penn and Historic La Mott Day

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Join us in Honoring our Heritage

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Camp William Penn* and Historic La Mott Day

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

        Opening ceremony: 10:00 at Camp William Penn Gate 7322 Sycamore Ave., La Mott, 19027

          *Visit encampments: USCT and PA. 53rd Infantry Re-enactors

         *Visit Camp William Penn Museum

         *Living History Demonstrations including ammunition making

         *Civil War Medical and Surgical instrument ‘show and tell’ 

         *Book signings, Lectures, Period Music, Films

         *La Mott History display

         *Civil War baseball as demonstrated by the E.P. 6th graders

         *Local history organizations with tabletop displays and information

  Closing ceremony: 3:45 at Flagpole (corner Sycamore and Willow)

*Camp William Penn, located in what is now modern day La Mott, was the first and largest Federal training site for colored soldiers during the Civil War.

 Citizens for the Restoration of Historical La Mott