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General Membership Meeting

March 18, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

Open Hearth Cooking

Mercy Ingraham, an expert in open hearth cooking, will be speaking about historic cooking techniques. You may have seen Mercy’s skills on display at the annual NHA Holiday Open House Tour or Market Day. She has been published in Early American Life and is the author and co-author of several books on Colonial Cookery.

Mercy will be explaining the differences between 21st century cooking and that of the 18th century. She will share cooking techniques for cooking chicken on a string and making flatbread baked on the coals of the fire. Come and learn all about how to prepare food the colonial way!


March 18, 2019
7:30 pm


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

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Annual Garden Walk

June 19 @ 8:30 am

The Newtown Historic Association is hosting their annual Garden Walk on Saturday June 19th 2021. Please join us for a view of some very special gardens and to meet the very talented gardeners who created them.


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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 treasurers 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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