Events Archive – 2016

Calendar of Events

  • January 31, 2016 [Sunday @ 6:00 PM at the Temperance House – Appreciation Dinner for the Holiday Open House Tour Sites and Volunteer of the Year
  • February 15, 2016 [Monday @ 7:30 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)] – General Membership Meeting – “The Man who built Newtown – Garret Girton” – Jeffrey Marshall
  • February 21, 2016 – Sunday Social 2 – 4 pm
  • March 12, 2016 [Saturday @ 7:00 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)] – Tavern Night
  • March 19, 2016 [Saturday @ 8:30 AM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)] – Annual Spring Clean-Up
  • March 21, 2016 [Monday @ 7:30 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)] – General Membership Meeting – Women at the 1777-1778 Valley Forge Encampment
  • April 16, 2016 [Saturday @ 5:00 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)] – Cocktail Party
  • April 18, 2016 [Monday @ 7:30 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)] – Annual Meeting “Treasures from the Attic”
  • May 7, 2016 – [Saturday @ 2:00 PM “A Walking Tour of George School
  • June 1, 2016 (Wednesday from 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM) – Fifth Grade Walking Tour of Newtown
  • June 26, 2016 – 1:00 pm “Grab your Bike and Join Us” – Bike Ride through Newtown Borough and George School
  • October 1, 2016 (Saturday from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM) – Market Day Colonial Arts and Crafts Fair Admission is free.
  • October 15, 2016 – “Antiques and Collectibles Appraisals” (Press Release)
  • November 14, 2016 Monday @ 7:30 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn) – General Membership Meeting – “Grand Forage 1778 – The Revolutionary War’s Forgotten Campaign”Todd Braisted
  • December 2, 2016 (Friday @ 7:30 PM) –Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol (Press Release) A portrayal by Alisa Dupuy of The Ladies of History Historical Productions $25.00 sent check payable to the Newtown Historic Assn, c/o Callahan, 113 Court St. Newtown PA 18940
  • December 3, 2016 (Saturday from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM) – Holiday Open House Tour (Press Release) Major Snow Date is December 4th – Call 215-968-4004 on the day of the event to confirm. Tickets will be available at the Newtown Book & Record Exchange beginning November 6th and on the NHA Website.


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

Upcoming Events

The Lost Covered Bridges of the Neshaminy Creek

The Lost Covered Bridges of the Neshaminy Creek

September 16, 7:30pm - 7:30pm

Join us for a look back in time at the covered bridges of the Neshaminy Creek. Local author and historian, Scott Bomboy, will speak about these majestic structures.


Tyler State Park Self-Guided Walking Tour

September 22, 10:00am - 4:00pm

This annual event is designed as a self-guided walking tour of the historic properties and farmhouses scattered throughout the Tyler State Park grounds.


Historic Newtown Market Day

October 05, 10:00am - 4:00pm

Market Day is an annual Newtown tradition in its 48th year that takes place in the historic borough streets and is highly anticipated by our close community and surrounding Bucks County. (Rain Date: October 6)



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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