Feb. 27 Presentation to Look at Henry Clay’s Compromise of 1850

By Daniel DiPrinzio | February 16, 2022
Historic La Mott

In a free Zoom event on Sunday, Feb. 27, Dr. James M. Paradis, adjunct professor of history at Arcadia University, will highlight “Henry Clay: Compromise of 1850,” an engraving from the walls of Camp William Penn Museum, during an upcoming presentation about President Abraham Lincoln and the Black community. 

Featured speaker Dr. Jonathan W. White, associate professor of American Studies, director of the Pre-Law Program, and senior fellow at theCenter for American Studies at Christopher Newport University, presents “In A House Built By Slaves: African American Encounters with Abraham Lincoln,” on Sunday, Feb. 27 at 3 p.m.

Dr. White’s talk will explain the remarkable story of the relationship that developed between President Abraham Lincoln and the Black community during the crucible of the Civil War.

To reserve a virtual seat for this event, email nt@usct.ors.

The program is made possible by Citizens for the Restoration of Historical La Mott and funded in part by the Jenkintown Lyceum.