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May 2018

Trolley Tour of Historic Newtown

May 20, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Stocking Works, 301 S. State St
Newtown, 18940

Hop on a vintage trolley and see Historic Newtown! Learn about Newtown’s Colonial and Victorian roots with a knowledgeable tour guide. Bring your family and friends and enjoy the town and its sites in a whole new way.

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June 2018

Garden Walk

June 3, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Half Moon Inn (Court Inn), 105 Court St
Newtown, PA 18940

It’s the 2nd annual NHA Garden Walk of Newtown! Learn from the Countryside Gardeners, enjoy the lovely local gardens and get your steps in at the same time.

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5th Grade Walking Tour of Newtown

June 6, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Half Moon Inn (Court Inn), 105 Court St
Newtown, PA 18940

The Newtown Historic Association has run this tour for over 45 years. It's a great way for the children of Newtown to learn about the history and heritage of their town.

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Historic Walking Tour of Newtown

June 15, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Half Moon Inn (Court Inn), 105 Court St
Newtown, PA 18940

Take a guided walking tour of Historic Newtown with Jeff Marshall, president of the Heritage Conservancy. Learn about Newtown’s architecture and history and get some exercise, too!

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October 2018

Market Day in Historic Newtown

October 6, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Half Moon Inn (Court Inn), 105 Court St
Newtown, PA 18940

Market Day is an annual outdoor event that celebrates the colonial tradition of local farmers & homesteaders bringing their crops, livestock, and homemade wares into town to sell to neighbors & townspeople.

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General Membership Meeting — at George School

October 15, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The George School, 1690 Newtown Langhorne Rd
Newtown, PA 18940

Jack Foster Murals presentation: The October meeting of the Newtown Historic Association will be held at the George School, Rte. 413 Newtown.

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Newtown Experience™

October 27, 2018

Well, are you feeling lucky? Get your tickets for the Newtown Experience Raffle! The Newtown Mercantile Group raffle to support the NHA is underway with the drawing on October 27th after the Halloween Parade.

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November 2018

General Membership Meeting

November 19, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Half Moon Inn (Court Inn), 105 Court St
Newtown, PA 18940

"The Ten Crucial Days – Decisions, Decisions" -- Larry Kidder, speaker

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Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”

November 30, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Half Moon Inn (Court Inn), 105 Court St
Newtown, PA 18940

Scrooge’s sister, Fan, to visit the Half Moon Inn! Join us at the Half Moon Inn and kick off your Holiday Season with Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”!

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December 2018

Holiday Open House Tour

December 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Half Moon Inn (Court Inn), 105 Court St
Newtown, PA 18940

The 56th Annual Open House Tour gives participants an exclusive look inside many private local homes and historic buildings decorated for the holiday season.

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January 2019

Winter Dinner

January 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Temperance House, 5 South State Street
Newtown, PA 18940

The Newtown Historic Association will hold the “Winter Dinner” on Sunday, January 27th at 6:00 pm at the Temperance House, 5 S. State St. Newtown. This dinner is to honor the homeowners who have graciously opened their houses for the Holiday House Tour and the Public Building stewards. The cost is $45.00 per person - purchase tickets online, or call Keyna Crawford 215-968-2783 for more information. Cash Bar: 6:00 - 7:00 Dinner: 7:00

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February 2019

General Membership Meeting

February 18 @ 7:30 pm
Half Moon Inn (Court Inn), 105 Court St
Newtown, PA 18940

Kevin Kerchner will be sharing his knowledge and love of antiques. An avid collector for over 40 years, he will showing and discussing some of the more interesting items from his collection of early antiques.

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March 2019

Annual Spring Cleanup

March 16 @ 8:30 am
Half Moon Inn (Court Inn), 105 Court St
Newtown, PA 18940

We need people to help restore some luster to the many historical items and furnishings in the Half-Moon Inn. No experience is necessary!

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General Membership Meeting

March 18 @ 7:30 pm
Half Moon Inn (Court Inn), 105 Court St
Newtown, PA 18940

Mercy Ingraham, an expert in open hearth cooking, will be speaking about historic cooking techniques

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April 2019

Annual Meeting

April 15 @ 7:30 pm
Half Moon Inn (Court Inn), 105 Court St
Newtown, PA 18940

NHA Members– Share and Tell about their favorite antiques

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Upcoming Events

Spring Garden Cocktail Gala

April 27 @ 5:00 pm

Enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in the gardens of the Half Moon Inn — it’s the NHA’s Spring Garden Cocktail Gala!

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5th Grade Walking Tour of Newtown

June 5 @ 9:30 am

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Historic Walking Tour of Newtown

June 14 @ 6:30 pm

“Historic Walking Tour of Newtown” by Jeff Marshall

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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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