Thursday, August 29, 2013

Camp William Penn Celebration

You are invited to help Celebrate Historical La Mott and Honor the United States Colored Troops 150th Anniversary and the founding of Camp William Penn.

Date: September 21, 2013
Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: Historical La Mott

Activities: Parade, Lectures, Films, Music, Guided and self-guided walking tours, Exhibits, Encampment Regimental USCT Re-enactors, Impersonators of Civil War Figures

Rain or Shine Events will take place inside and outside. Visit for information as the program is developed.

Presented by: Citizens for the Restoration of Historical La Mott and The Camp William Penn Museum with support of The 3rd Regiment USCT Re-enactors and The 6th Regiment USCT Re-enactors. Camp William Penn, which was located in what is now modern day La Mott, was the first and largest Federal training site for colored soldiers during the Civil War. Note: Volunteers needed for help in all aspects of this event; some starting now and some the day of the event. Ideas and suggestions are also welcome. If you are able to help or participate, please contact: Citizens for the Restoration of Historical La Mott (CROHL) 1618 Willow Avenue La Mott, PA 19027 Phone: 215 885-2258 Email:

Tenth member Joyce Werkman directs the museum.


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