Events Archive – 2010

Calendar of Events

  • January 24, 2010 [6 PM at the Temperance House]Volunteer Recognition Dinner for the Open House Tour Homeowners & Research Center Volunteers
  • February 15, 2010 [8 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)]General Membership Meeting (Press Release)“Covered Bridges of Bucks County” by Wayne Siefert
  • March 6, 2010 [7 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)]Tavern Night (Reservation Form)
  • March 15, 2010 [8 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)]General Membership Meeting (Press Release)“The History of the Langhorne Speedway” by Charles Lauble
  • March 20, 2010 [8:30 AM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)] Annual Spring Clean-Up
  • April 19, 2010 [8 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)]Annual Meeting (Press Release)“Treasures from the Attic: Selected Items from the NHA Archives”
  • June 2, 2010 (9:30 AM – 3 PM)5th Grade Walking Tour of Newtown
  • June 11, 2010 [6:30 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)] Historic Walking Tour Featuring the North State Street and the Surrounding Area (Press Release)
  • June 19, 2010 [5 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)]Picnic
  • July 3, 2010 [1 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)]First Fourth
  • October 2, 2010 (10 AM – 4 PM)Market Day (Press Release)
    Rain date is October 3rd – Call 215-968-4004 on the day of the event to confirm.
    Admission is free. **See article on date change for 2010**
  • October 18, 2010 [8 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)]General Membership Meeting (Press Release) “Newtown as the County Seat: The Evolution of the Court Houses of Bucks County” by Glenn Hains
  • November 15, 2010 [8 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)]General Membership Meeting (Press Release)“The Art of Understanding a Building’s Unwritten History: Stories Your Old House Can Tell” by Jeffrey L. Marshall


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

Holiday Open House Tour

December 02, 10:00am - 4:00pm

The Newtown Historic Association’s Holiday House Tour returns for its 60th year on Saturday, December 2, 2023.


General Membership Meeting

February 19, 7:30pm - 9:00pm


General Membership Meeting

March 18, 7:30pm - 9:00pm



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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