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December 2017

Holiday Open House Tour

December 2, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The 55th 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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Newtown Borough Council: 246 S. State St. Condemnation

December 6, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Newtown Borough Hall, 23 North State Street
Newtown, PA 18940

The condemnation of the property at 246 S. State Street, Newtown Borough, will be discussed at the Dec 6th Borough Council Meeting.

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Newtown Borough Council: 246 S. State St. Condemnation/Demolition

December 12, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Chancellor Center, 30 N. Chancellor St
Newtown, PA 18940

The condemnation/demolition of the property at 246 S. State Street, Newtown Borough, will be discussed at the Dec 12th Borough Council Meeting.

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January 2018

Winter Dinner

January 28, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Temperance House, 5 South State Street
Newtown, PA 18940

Newtown Historic Association's Appreciation Dinner for the Holiday Open House Tour Sites to be held at the Temperance House. Space is limited; reserve online today!

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February 2018

Tea with Queen Victoria

February 11, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Half Moon Inn (Court Inn), 105 Court St
Newtown, PA 18940

Queen Victoria to Visit Newtown! Come one, come all, join us at the Half Moon Inn to see the Queen!

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General Membership Meeting

February 19, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Half Moon Inn (Court Inn), 105 Court St
Newtown, PA 18940

The Newtown Historic Association has invited Hugh Boyle, the Executive Director of the Grand Army of the Republic Museum & Library in Philadelphia, to give a lecture on “Presidential Assassins.”

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March 2018

Tavern Night – CANCELLED

March 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Half Moon Inn (Court Inn), 105 Court St
Newtown, PA 18940

We are sorry to announce that Tavern Night has been cancelled.

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Annual Spring Cleanup

March 17, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 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 19, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Half Moon Inn (Court Inn), 105 Court St
Newtown, PA 18940

This program will present the evolution of the Half Moon Inn that is the headquarters of the Newtown Historic Association.

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April 2018

Annual Meeting

April 16, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Half Moon Inn (Court Inn), 105 Court St
Newtown, PA 18940

The annual business meeting of the NHA, plus "Treasure from the Attic" -- historic artifacts collected over the years.

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Spring Cocktail Party

April 21, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Half Moon Inn (Court Inn), 105 Court St
Newtown, PA 18940

The Newtown Historic Association will hold the “Annual Spring Cocktail Party” on Saturday, April 21st from 5 to 8 PM at the historic Half Moon Inn (Court Inn), 105 Court St. (Court St. & Centre Avenue), the headquarters of the NHA. The Half Moon Inn will be decorated with fresh spring flowers and will offer a selection of delicious hor d’ourves for the occasion. The cost is $35.00 per person – come and bring a friend. It is a delightful…

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May 2018

Newtown Photo Walk

May 6, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
First National Bank and Trust Co, 40 South State St
Newtown, 18940

Join us for the Visit Bucks County Photo Walk of historic Newtown! All skill levels are welcome and prizes for the best photos will be given! So, come out, get a guided tour of Newtown, stroll the streets, snap some pics of what is best about where you live and maybe win a prize! This event is free and open to the public.

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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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Upcoming Events

Garden Walk

July 20 @ 8:30 am

It’s the 3rd annual NHA Garden Walk of Newtown! Learn from the Countryside Gardeners, enjoy the lovely local gardens and get some exercise in at the same time.

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Market Day

October 5 @ 10:00 am

Market Day in Historic Newtown

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General Membership Meeting

October 21 @ 7:30 pm

“My Old House – Maintenance”

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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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