New Publication:


“Newtown: Past & Present” is a new publication that consists of 80 historic photos rephotographed and presented side-by-side to highlight the evolution of Newtown. Photographed and written by Brian Rounsavill. Contributing Editors C. David Callahan and Paul M. Gouza, 168 pages, hard cover, 10″ x 12″. Price: $39.99. Published – August 2006.

Upcoming Events

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.


Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”

December 2 @ 6:30 pm

A very special fundraiser event with one of our members, Alisa Dupuy, of The Ladies of History Historical Productions.



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.