Events Archive – 2009

Calendar of Events

  • January 25, 2009 [6 PM at the Temperance House]Volunteer Recognition Dinner for the Open House Tour Homeowners & Research Center Volunteers
  • February 16, 2009 [8 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)]General Membership Meeting (Press Release)“The Latest on Lincoln” by Rik Booraem
  • March 7, 2009 [7 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)]Tavern Night (Reservation Form)
  • March 16, 2009 [8 PM at the American Legion]General Membership Meeting (Press Release)“The Story of Morell Smith” by Michael Donovan and Jon Guy
  • March 28, 2009 [8:30 AM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)] Annual Spring Clean-Up
  • April 18, 2009 [5 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)] Cocktail Party (Reservation Form)
  • April 20, 2009 [8 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)]Annual Meeting (Press Release)“The History of Horse Racing in Newtown” by Brian Rounsavill
  • May 2, 2009 (6:30 PM – 10:30 PM)325th Gala “Newtown: Yesterday, Today and Tomorow” (Event Website)
  • May 30, 2009 (10 AM – 4 PM)Raid at the Bird-in-Hand Reenactment (Press Release)
  • June 3, 2009 (9:30 AM – 3 PM)5th Grade Walking Tour of Newtown
  • June 19, 2009 [6:30 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)] Historic Walking Tour Featuring the Half-Moon Inn, Court Street and the Surrounding Area (Press Release)
  • July 4, 2009 [1 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)]First Fourth
  • September 19, 2009 (10 AM – 4 PM)Market Day (Press Release)
    **See date conflict Press Release**

    Rain date is September 20th – Call 215-968-4004 on the day of the event to confirm.
    Admission is free.
  • September 25-26, 2009Flower Show (Press Release)
    Flower Show sponsored by the Countryside Gardeners [2-9 PM on September 25th and 10 AM – 12:30 PM on September 26th at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)]
  • October 19, 2009 [8 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)]General Membership Meeting (Press Release) “Bucks County Farmhouses” by Jeffrey L. Marshall
  • November 16, 2009 [8 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)]General Membership Meeting (Press Release)“Aircraft Manufacturing in Newtown during World War II” by Susan Halteman


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:


To see lists of past events, click on a year: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006

Upcoming Events

Spirits of the Outlaws: the Doan Gang and Bucks County Taverns

October 06, 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Join us for this fascinating historical presentation about the impact the Doan Gang had on Newtown and our fledgling country during the Revolutionary War. Presented by the Mercer Museum, in conjunction with the NHA and the Newtown Theatre.


Market Day in Historic Newtown

October 07, 10:00am - 4:00pm

Save the date! It is our proud tradition to feature high-quality crafters, artisans & fine artists; colonial-era demonstrations, reenactments & activities; farm stands; entertainment for all ages; and food from local restaurants.


General Membership Meeting

November 20, 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Native American Program from the Museum of Indian Culture: "The People of the Northeastern Woodlands", presented by Christine Applegate.



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 treasures 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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