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General Membership Meeting

October 16, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

“That’s Unusual: Funny and odd anecdotes about Bucks County’s history”

The General Meeting of the Newtown Historic Association will be held on Monday, October 16th at 7:30 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn), 105 Court St. Newtown.

The speaker will be Carl LaVO – the weekly history columnist for the Bucks County Courier Times and the Intelligencer. Mr. LaVO has had a 40 year career in journalism and has won numerous awards for writing, design and photography. His topic will be “That’s Unusual: Funny and odd anecdotes about Bucks County’s history – from Wrightstown and Doylestown to Newtown and Falls.” His current book “Bucks County Adventures: From William Penn and George Washington to Neil Armstrong” was published recently and he will also give some info about this.

All are invited and you don’t have to be a member to attend. There will be refreshments and social hour following the meeting. This will prove to be a very interesting and informative meeting. For further information call 215-968-3914 or email dcnhh@comcast.net


October 16, 2017
7:30 pm


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


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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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