Presentation: “The Ridley/Fox Shooting and Aftermath: An American Tragedy”

Presented by Dr.Thomas Wieckowski: Author, historian, educator

This unfortunate incident at Camp William Penn not only resulted in the death of a local resident, but altered the life of Private Ridley and affected the lives of the Fox family for generations.

This presentation will review current research on the circumstances of the shooting and the devastating impact on Ridley and the extended Fox family of La Mott.

Joe Becton, Antoine Watts and Crystal Kemp, musicians and USCT re-enactors, will bring Civil War era music.

Kerry Bryan in attendance as Lucretia Mott.

Sunday, February 23, 2020
3:00 PM
La Mott Community Center
7420 Sycamore Ave.
La Mott, PA 19027

This is a free event. Donations are welcome. For more information on in the case of severe weather conditions, call 215-885-2258, or email