The Half Moon Newsletters

Current Issue

Spring 2022
In this issue: Read articles on our upcoming events, two recent improvement efforts to NHA properties, 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. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Upcoming Events

Student Walking Tour of Historic Sites in Newtown

June 1 @ 10:00 am

The Student Walking Tour of Historic Sites in Newtown is the NHA’s annual event to share the history of our town, first-hand, with the children who live here.


Spring Garden Cocktail Gala

June 4 @ 5:00 pm

Join your friends for the NHA’s Spring Garden Cocktail Gala! Please RSVP by May 28.



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


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.