Volunteer Opportunities


img_0394The Newtown Historic Association is dependent on the efforts of many individuals to sustain the mission of the Organization.  Volunteers are needed to assist in events, projects and ongoing research and archiving activities.   If you are interested in helping, and don’t see anything that sparks your fancy on the list below, please call 215.968.4004 or email volunteer@newtownhistoric.org


Card catalog / computer work

Needed: Volunteer to reconcile card catalog to computer

It’s time to get our archive database in one place. So, our card catalog needs to be reconciled with our computer files. If you have an eye for details, are comfortable using computers and want to help with this project, please call 215.968.4004 or email volunteer@newtownhistoric.org

LINCS hours

High School Students can earn credit for LINCS and other volunteer requirements.  If you are interested in your community and history, we will find a project for you!  Call 215.968.4004 or email volunteer@newtownhistoric.org

Upcoming Events

Help make November count for the NHA

November 1

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


Home For The Holidays

November 15

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.



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.