Camp William Penn and Historic La Mott Day

Join us in Honoring our Heritage

Saturday, September 18, 2021
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. 53 rd 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. 6 th 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.
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 use contact information below.

Citizens for the Restoration of Historical La Mott
1618 Willow Avenue
Telephone: (215) 885-2258 La Mott, PA 19027