Events Archive – 2007

  • January 28, 2007 [6 PM at the Temperance House]Volunteer Recognition Dinner for the Christmas Open House Tour Homeowners & Research Center Volunteers
  • February 19, 2007 [8 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)]General Membership Meeting (Press Release)
    “The Underground Railroad in Bucks County” by Millard C. Mitchell
  • March 3, 2007 [7 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)]Tavern Night
  • March 19, 2007 [8 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)]General Membership Meeting (Press Release)
    “The Newtown Railroad Revisited” by Richard Mansley
    (Note: This lecture will be continued on March 26, 2007 at 8 PM at the Court Inn)
  • March 24, 2007 [8:30 AM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)] Annual Spring Clean-Up
  • March 24, 2007 (1 PM at the David Library of the American Revolution)Newtown: Past & Present Book Discussion & Signing
    The lecture will include both photos included in the book, as well as many that were not able to be included, plus the opportunity to learn about the many obstacles that had to be overcome during the rephotographic process. Click here to download an order form.
  • April 16, 2007 [8 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)]Annual Meeting (Press Release)
    “History of the Antique Furniture of the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)” by Diana Barbera-Horwitz
  • April 21, 2007 [5 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)]Cocktail Party
  • May 4-5, 2007 Historic Walking Tour & Edward Hicks Themed Flower Show (Press Release)
    “Walk in the footsteps of Edward Hicks” walking tour led by Jeff Marshall [6:30 PM on May 4th at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)] & Edward Hicks Themed Flower Show sponsored by the Countryside Gardeners [2-9 PM on May 4th and 10 AM – 12:30 PM on May 5th at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)]
  • June 6, 2007 (9:30 AM – 3 PM)5th Grade Walking Tour of Newtown
  • June 12, 2007 (7 PM at Pennswood Village)Newtown: Past & Present Book Discussion & Signing
    The lecture will include both photos included in the book, as well as many that were not able to be included, plus the opportunity to learn about the many obstacles that had to be overcome during the rephotographic process. Click here to download an order form.
  • June 23, 2007 [5 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)]Picnic
  • September 15, 2007 (10 AM – 4 PM)Market Day (Press Release)
    Rain date is September 16th – Call 215-968-4004 on the day of the event to confirm.
    Admission is free.
  • October 11, 2007 (1 PM at Pickering Manor)Newtown: Past & Present Book Discussion
    The lecture will include both photos included in the book, as well as many that were not able to be included, plus the opportunity to learn about the many obstacles that had to be overcome during the rephotographic process. Click here to download an order form.
  • October 15, 2007 [8 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)]General Membership Meeting (Press Release)
    “Civilians in the Civil War” by Paula Gidjunis
  • November 2, 2007 [6:30 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)]Official Launch of the Newtown Heritage Walk followed by a walking tour (weather permitting)
  • November 19, 2007 [8 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)]General Membership Meeting (Press Release)
    “Divining Old Houses” by Kathy Auerbach
  • December 1, 2007(10 AM – 4 PM)Open House Tour (Press Release)
    Rain date is December 2nd – Call 215-968-4004 on the day of the event to confirm.
    Tickets will be available at the Newtown Hardware House beginning November 5th.

 

Other Events:

  • Special Lecture Program – Invited speakers on topics of interest are regularly scheduled. Contact the Newtown Historic Association headquarters for more information.
  • Walking Tours – Newtown has retained a feeling and historic charm marked by the intangibles left by the many people who have contributed to its rich historical heritage. Experience the many things in Newtown that are of interest to the antiquarian by enjoying a walking tour. Brochures and maps are available at the Newtown Historic Association headquarters, or download and print the following walking tours and enjoy them on your next visit to town:
  • Architectural Scavenger Hunt – Test your knowledge of Newtown’s architectural heritage by taking a scavenger hunt looking for specific architectural details. This activity is a fun and unique way for families a friends to enjoy the sights and attractions found in Newtown. Download and print the following list of architectural details and join the fun on your next visit to town:

 

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