Calendar of Events

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
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/Distinguished Donor/Innkeepers Circle (Life) Membership
    – Receive the quarterly Half-Moon membership newsletter.
    – Discounts on tickets for NHA events.
    – Priority notification and access for NHA special events tickets.
    – One complimentary annual information request from the NHA Callahan Research Center.
    – 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 2022 Corporate Members and Supporters.

Upcoming Events

Night of Newtown Memories

September 30, 7:00pm
Join Marty Moss-Coane at the Newtown Theatre for a trip down memory lane at the first-ever “Night of Newtown Memories.”


Market Day

October 1, 10:00am – 4:00pm
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.


Historic Walking Tour of Tyler Park

October 8
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 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


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.