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April 2020

Annual Meeting – “Treasures from the Attic” NHA memorabilia

April 20, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Half Moon Inn (Court Inn), 105 Court St
Newtown, PA 18940

May 2020

POSTPONED: General Meeting

May 18, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Half Moon Inn (Court Inn), 105 Court St
Newtown, PA 18940

Learn about the proposed pedestrian foot bridge on the site of the old railroad connecting Newtown Boro and Township. Mike Sellers will be explaining the latest plans.

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October 2020

NHA Virtual Trivia Pub Quiz

October 18, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sign up is now open for the NHA Virtual Trivia Pub Quiz!

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November 2020

Help make November count for the NHA

November 1, 2020 - November 30, 2020

For the month of November, support the NHA by participating in the ACME GIVE BACK WHERE IT COUNTS Reusable Bag Program!

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J. McLaughlin Virtual Sip and Shop

November 15, 2020 - November 21, 2020
J. McLaughlin, 200 S. State St
Newtown, PA 18940

Visit J. McLaughlin and celebrate the 2nd anniversary of their Newtown Store! Shop in-store or virtually and 15% of the proceeds benefit the NHA.

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Home For The Holidays

November 15, 2020 - December 31, 2020

Nov 15 - Dec 31, the NHA is sponsoring “Home for the Holidays,” a photo contest to support the NHA while exploring and enjoying our historic town.

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December 2020

Thank You

December 7, 2020 - December 31, 2020

Our NHA President would like to end this year by simply saying, "THANK YOU" for supporting the Newtown Historic Association. Also, learn about ways you can continue to support the NHA in 2020 and beyond.

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February 2021

General Meeting (via Zoom)

February 15 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Virtual via Zoom,

Rasps, Possets and Blackjacks. Kevin Kerchner explains why you likely had these items in your 18th century home or knew someone who did!

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March 2021

Virtual Trivia Pub Quiz – March Edition

March 7 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Signup is now open for our second Virtual Trivia Pub Quiz!

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General Meeting (Via ZOOM)

March 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom,

Lyle Rosenberger, local champion of preservation, will speak about the Tyler Gardens, Stella Elkins Tyler and the others who created the formal Tyler Gardens.

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April 2021

General Meeting (via Zoom)

April 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom,

The Annual Meeting of the NHA will be held. Then Chase Palmer will be speaking about the Arnold Brothers and their Bucks County Post Cards. You will recognize many of the places depicted on the post cards that still exist and also see some that have vanished.

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May 2021

Spring Clean-up

May 15 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Half Moon Inn (Court Inn), 105 Court St
Newtown, PA 18940

Many hands make Light the work! Join us for the Annual Spring clean-up for the Half-moon Inn.

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Memorial Day Photo Tribute to Local Soldiers

May 31 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Callahan Research Center, 100 Mercer St
Newtown, PA 18940

The NHA presents a "Memorial Day Tribute to Honor Local Military Veterans“ of World War II, Korea and Viet Nam.

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June 2021

Annual Garden Walk

June 19 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Half Moon Inn (Court Inn), 105 Court St
Newtown, PA 18940

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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Summer Garden Cocktail Gala

June 26 @ 5:00 pm
Half Moon Inn (Court Inn), 105 Court St
Newtown, PA 18940

Join your friends for the NHA’s first in-person gathering in over a year!

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Upcoming Events

Market Day

October 2 @ 10:00 am

Market Day is returning for 2021. Watch this space for details, coming soon!

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Historic Walking Tour of Tyler Park (Saturday)

October 9 @ 10:00 am

This annual event is designed as a self-guided walking tour of the historic properties and farmhouses scattered throughout the Tyler State Park grounds. The self-guided tour will begin at 10am at the Boathouse Pavilion on Saturday, October 9th and again on Sunday, October 10th. Representatives from both the Newtown Historic Association and the Pennsylvania Department … Continue reading Historic Walking Tour of Tyler Park (Saturday)

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Historic Walking Tour of Tyler Park (Sunday)

October 10 @ 10:00 am

This tour will take place on Saturday, Oct 9 and again on Sunday Oct 10.

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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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