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5th Grade Walking Tour of Newtown

June 6 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

The Newtown Historic Association will conduct the annual Fifth Grade Walking Tour on Wednesday, June 6th, 2018. The tour begins at 9:30 am and runs until noon.

Approximately 400 children from Goodnoe Elementary School, St. Andrew’s Elementary School, and Newtown Elementary School will take a self-guided walking tour through the Borough and Township visiting 10 historic sites – this tour goes on – rain or shine.

The tour begins at the Old Presbyterian Church on Sycamore St. and then continues in the borough – Newtown Movie Theatre, District Court, Newtown Borough Hall/Police Station, Bird in Hand Tavern, Justice House, Newtown Friends Meeting, Newtown Fire Association, Newtown Library Company and the Half Moon (Court Inn).

The Newtown Historic Association has run this tour for over 45 years. This has proved to be a very popular event with the children and enables them to learn about their heritage.

For more information please call Keyna Crawford 215-968-2783

Details

Date:
June 6
Time:
9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Venue

Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)
105 Court St
Newtown, PA 18940
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Phone:
(215) 968-4004

Organizer

The Newtown Historic Association

 
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