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Student History Day of Newtown

Half-moon Inn (Court Inn) 105 Court St, Newtown, PA

The Newtown Historic Association (NHA) invites all families with children in the grades of 4th through 6th to come to the Court Inn to learn about the history of our Inn and the rich history of Newtown.

Spring Garden Cocktail Gala

Half-moon Inn (Court Inn) 105 Court St, Newtown, PA

Enjoy a beautiful evening wandering among the gardens, sipping a glass of wine, and having the opportunity to bid on a Craig Hackett painting.

Garden Walk in Newtown Borough

Half-moon Inn (Court Inn) 105 Court St, Newtown, PA

The Newtown Historic Association (NHA) is hosting a self-guided Garden Tour of Newtown Borough and Newtown Township on Saturday June 24, 2023. The tour will wind through the lovely streets of Newtown Borough and into parts of the Township.

General Membership Meeting: The History of, and Plans for the Newtown Trolley Bridge

Half-moon Inn (Court Inn) 105 Court St, Newtown, PA

The Newtown Trolley Bridge over Newtown Creek was completed in late 1896 by the Newtown Electric Street Railway Company. Come and learn about the Newtown Creek Bridge Project which includes plans to build a pedestrian bridge at the old Newtown Trolley Bridge site as presented by Mike Sellers, President and Co-Founder of the Newtown Creek Coalition.

Tyler Park Self-guided Walking Tour

Tyler State Park Boathouse

This annual event is designed as a self-guided walking tour of the historic properties and farmhouses scattered throughout the Tyler State Park grounds. This year, the self-guided tour will begin at 10am at the Boathouse Pavilion on Saturday, September 23, 2023.

Spirits of the Outlaws: the Doan Gang and Bucks County Taverns

The Newtown Theatre 120 N State St, Newtown, PA, United States

Join us for this fascinating historical presentation about the impact the Doan Gang had on Newtown and our fledgling country during the Revolutionary War. Presented by the Mercer Museum, in conjunction with the NHA and the Newtown Theatre.

Market Day in Historic Newtown

Half-moon Inn (Court Inn) 105 Court St, Newtown, PA

Save the date! It is our proud tradition to feature high-quality crafters, artisans & fine artists; colonial-era demonstrations, reenactments & activities; farm stands; entertainment for all ages; and food from local restaurants.

General Membership Meeting

Half-moon Inn (Court Inn) 105 Court St, Newtown, PA

Christine Applegate, of the Museum of Indian Culture, will present a special program on how the arrival of the Europeans impacted the peoples of the Northeastern woodlands.

Holiday Open House Tour

Half-moon Inn (Court Inn) 105 Court St, Newtown, PA

The Newtown Historic Association’s Holiday House Tour returns for its 60th year on Saturday, December 2, 2023.

Annual Appreciation Dinner

The Temperance House 5 South State Street, Newtown, PA

Join us at the Temperance House as we celebrate our 2023 Holiday Open House Tour homeowners.

Portraying George Washington: An Evening with John Godzieb

The Newtown Theatre 120 N State St, Newtown, PA, United States

In honor of George Washington’s 291st birthday, the Newtown Theatre will host this special program along with the Friends of Washington Crossing Park and the Newtown Historic Association

Historic Graveyard Tour

Old Presbyterian Church 76 N. Sycamore St, Newtown, PA

Join us for a fascinating presentation of the history and restoration of the Old Presbyterian Church Graveyard and the Slack Cemetery, followed by a guided tour of the restored headstones and footstones.

Annual Meeting

Half-moon Inn (Court Inn) 105 Court St, Newtown, PA

Please join us for the Annual Business Meeting of the Newtown Historic Association followed by a wonderful presentation of collectibles and relics from our “Treasures from the Attic”

Annual Spring Clean-Up

Half-moon Inn (Court Inn) 105 Court St, Newtown, PA

Every year, in the Spring, we take a day to clean the Half Moon Inn, and it’s a time to put the Inn back to “right” while seeing neighbors and making new friends

NHA’s Spring Garden Cocktail Party

Half-moon Inn (Court Inn) 105 Court St, Newtown, PA

Enjoy a beautiful evening wandering among the gardens, sipping a glass of wine, and having the opportunity to bid on a Craig Hackett painting.

Upcoming Events

The one-day-only “Tribute to Local Veterans” is the NHA’s annual Memorial Day event to honor local soldiers.

Memorial Day Tribute to Local Veterans at the Callahan Research Center

May 27, 10:00am - 2:00pm

The one-day-only “Tribute to Local Veterans” is the NHA’s annual Memorial Day event to honor local soldiers.

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NHA’s Annual Garden Walk

June 01, 8:00am - 1:00pm

Please join us for a view of some very special Newtown gardens, and to meet the very talented gardeners who created them.

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Elementary School Walking Tour

June 06, 9:30am - 12:00pm

The Elementary School Walking Tour of historic sites in Newtown is the NHA’s annual event to share the history of our town—first-hand—with the children who live here.

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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 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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