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Winter 2023
In this issue: See articles on a recent award, the “Hungry Ten,” plans for our Semiquincentennial, recent and upcoming events, and much more.

 
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 (office@newtownhistoric.org). We look forward to hearing from you!

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Upcoming Events

Annual Winter Dinner

February 05, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Join us for the NHA Annual Winter Dinner to recognize Homeowners and public building stewards for their efforts in making the 2022 Holiday Open House Tour a success.

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General Meeting

February 21, 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Hear Doug Miller, Director of Pennsbury Manor, discuss William Penn and the beginnings of the colony of Pennsylvania.

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General Meeting

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

Doesn’t everyone have their favorite electioneering plate? Join us, as Kevin Kerchner, long time antiques enthusiast, shares his “Favorite Things” from his extensive collection.

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Featured

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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