On a Peaceful Sunday Morning...

Our story begins in 1962. That's when the old stone farmhouse located on the corner of Washington Avenue and Sycamore Street, and known as the headquarters of George Washington after his decisive victory at the battle of Trenton, was demolished to build a gas station... yes, a gas station.

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Incorporated in 1964, the NHA is dedicated to the preservation and celebration of Newtown's historical heritage.

Explore our 18th century inn, learn about Newtown's history and join us in preserving and celebrating our community.

Take a self-guided tour through the history of Newtown. 34 wayside markers feature sites from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.

Upcoming Events

41st Annual Market Day

October 7 @ 10:00 am

Market Day, the Newtown Historic Association’s 41st annual colonial craft and art fair will be held on Saturday, October 7th At the Half Moon Inn, Newtown, PA.

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General Membership Meeting

October 16 @ 7:30 pm

Carl LaVO presents “That’s Unusual: Funny and odd anecdotes about Bucks County’s history.”

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General Membership Meeting

November 20 @ 7:30 pm

Katherine A. Ludwig, Head Librarian of The David Library of the American Revolution will speak on the Library collections, the Pennsylvania Archives, Revolutionary War Records, and Revolutionary Pension Records.

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The Edward Hicks Room

The Newtown Historic Association invites you back in time to experience the life of Newtown's most famous artist, Edward Hicks. The Edward Hicks Room displays many of the treasurers owned by Hicks during his lifetime. These items include a double-faced swinging sign portraying William Penn's Treaty with the Indians and Penn's Landing at Chester in 1844...learn more

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We invite you to sign up to stay informed of upcoming events, educational programs and community activities. Most are held in our historic Half Moon Inn, a tavern in the early days of Newtown, and are open to the public.

Join the celebration of our past and help ensure the preservation of our future.