The Half Moon Newsletters

Current Issue: July 2016

The Newtown Historic Association publishes the quarterly Half Moon newsletter for the Newtown community with the goal of providing news and information on related historic and preservation events in our area. For your reference, there is a subject index for periodic articles published in the Half Moon.

We welcome any comments or suggestions for future articles. Please forward your ideas to the Half Moon Editor. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Upcoming Events

Market Day

October 1 @ 10:00 am

Market Day is a day dedicated to benefit our community and our historic association through entertainment, education, and exposure to our colonial roots.


Antiques and Collectibles Appraisals

October 15 @ 1:00 pm

Wonder what your treasures are worth today? Bring a favorite item or two and have the experts from Stephenson’s Auction of Southampton appraise them. There is a $5.00 admission fee and appraisals are $7.00 per item or 3 for $20.


General Membership Meeting

November 14 @ 7:30 pm

Todd Braisted speaks on “Grand Forage 1778: The Revolutionary War’s Forgotten Campaign.” The public is invited and refreshments will be served.



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


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.