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Peter Mott House, Cherry Hill

Peter Mott House - Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Peter Mott House
26 Kings Court, Cherry Hill, NJ 08045Map
Located 8 Miles North of Camden off Moore Avenue
856-546-8850
Overview

The oldest known house in the historically African-American town of Lawnside, the Peter Mott House was residence of Peter Mott, a free African-American preacher who was the first Sunday school superintendent at Mount Pisgah African Methodist Episcopal Church in Lawnside, and his wife, Eliza. Mott was an agent of the Underground Railroad. Now a public museum open on Saturdays or by appointment, the restored house is listed on the New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places.

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