December 2, 2023. Save the Date!
An anticipated winter tradition, make it yours and take this self-guided walking tour of the 5 private residences and the 6 public buildings featured this year.
Houses on the tour are 141 Liberty Street, 116 N. Chancellor Street, 221 S. Chancellor Street, 237 S. Chancellor Street, and 127 Court Street.
Public Buildings open to tour-goers are the Friends Home, Anthony Petsis and Associates, Newtown Fire Assn., Newtown Library Co., NHA Dave and Mary Callahan Research Center, and NHA Half-moon Inn.
Tour hours are from 10:00AM to 4:00PM. It includes entry into the Half-Moon Inn, home to the Newtown Historic Association. Once inside this beautifully restored 18th-century building, tour-goers will enjoy period musical entertainment, hearthside colonial cooking demonstrations and refreshments of mulled cider and cheese.
Early bird ticket prices are $30 for members or $35 for non-members starting November 15, 2023. Advance tickets can be purchased at Newtown Book & Record Exchange, 102 S. State Street or on-line at the NHA’s website.
On the day of the tour, December 2, 2023, ticket prices are $40 and can be purchased at the Half-Moon Inn, 105 Court Street and at the Stocking Works, 301 South State Street, Newtown.
Please, no picture taking and high-heeled shoes are not permitted in the houses.
All proceeds from the tour benefit the Newtown Historic Association and its programs dedicated to the preservation of Newtown’s historical heritage.