Download a copy of the Membership Application

The Newtown Historic Association is supported by over 250 individuals who hold Individual and/or Family Membership, as well as by many local businesses who hold Corporate Membership. Membership is open and encouraged to anyone sharing in the interests and objectives of the Newtown Historic Association.

The following annual membership dues are tax deductible. Please fill out an application form and mail it along with your check. Please make checks payable to Newtown Historic Assn., Inc.

Category Amount
Individual $25.00
Family $35.00
Contributing $75.00
Distinguished Donor $100.00
Corporate Membership $150.00
Innkeeper’s Circle – Individual Life $500.00

Download a copy of the Membership Application.

Membership Benefits

By becoming a member of the NHA, you will join the active group of citizens who help us work toward the preservation of Newtown’s unique and historic heritage.

  • Individual/Family/Contributing/Distinguished Donor/Innkeepers Circle (Life) Membership
    – Receive the quarterly Half-Moon membership newsletter.
    – Receive announcements of upcoming programs and events.
    – Support us in our mission to stimulate interest in, preserve, celebrate and share the historical heritage of both Newtown borough and township.
  • Corporate Membership
    – A listing and link on the NHA web site.
    – A listing in the quarterly Half-Moon membership newsletter.
    – A listing in the Open House Tour program booklet.
    – Support us in our mission to stimulate interest in, preserve, celebrate and share the historical heritage of both Newtown borough and township.

See a list of the 2016 Corporate Members and Supporters.

Upcoming Events

General Membership Meeting

October 21 @ 7:30 pm

Learn about the Bucks County Recorder of Deeds, Robin Robinson’s effort to preserve the history of Bucks County landowners. She will discuss the effort to restore the county’s deed books and more. Also see a sampling of some of the more than 400 deeds in the NHA archives.


General Membership Meeting

November 18 @ 7:30 pm

Learn about Bucks County history from acclaimed local historian and columnist, Carl LaVo. His curiosity and knowledge about all things Bucks County are both informative and entertaining.


Holiday Open House Tour

December 7 @ 10:00 am

On Saturday, December 7th, celebrate the beauty of the season with the Newtown Historic Association’s 57th holiday house tour.



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


We invite you to sign up to stay informed of upcoming events, educational programs and community activities. Most are held in our historic Half Moon Inn, a tavern in the early days of Newtown, and are open to the public.

Join the celebration of our past and help ensure the preservation of our future.