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Newtown, Pennsylvania, USA

The 5,000 acres originally comprising both Newtown Borough and Township were part of the vast tract purchased by William Penn from the Indians by William Markham, Penn’s agent, on July 15, 1682. Penn originally called this area his "New Town" which eventually evolved into "Newtown."

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  • On Christmas morning 1776, Gen. George Washington marched from his headquarters to join the Battle of Trenton.
    Gen. Washington made his headquarters in Newtown after the Battle of Trenton and the famed crossing of the Delaware River and before the Battle of...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Newtown
    Newtown, a post-township in the S. E. part of Bucks co., Penn. Population, 841.

    Newtown, a pleasant post-borough in the above township, is...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Newtown
    Newtown, a post-borough in Newtown township, Bucks co., Pa., in a fertile valley, on the Philadelphia, Newtown & New York Railroad, 27 miles N.E. of...Read MORE...


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  • 1906
    Newtown, a banking post-borough of Bucks co., Pa., in a fertile valley, on the Philadelphia, Newtown and New York R., 27 miles NE. of Philadelphia....Read MORE...


  • News 1917 - FIRE AT NEWTOWN. LODGE HOUSE ON THE RUSSELL ESTATE DESTROYED, CAUSING A LOSS OF $3,000.
    Newtown, Penn. - Fire, originating in the boiler room, destroyed the lodge house on the RUSSELL estate at Newtown Square last midnight. An alarm was...Read MORE...




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  • On Christmas morning 1776, Gen. George Washington marched from his headquarters to join the Battle of Trenton.
    Gen. Washington made his headquarters in Newtown after the Battle of Trenton and the famed crossing of the Delaware River and before the Battle of... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Newtown
    Newtown, a post-township in the S. E. part of Bucks co., Penn. Population, 841.

    Newtown, a pleasant post-borough in the above township, is... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Newtown
    Newtown, a post-borough in Newtown township, Bucks co., Pa., in a fertile valley, on the Philadelphia, Newtown & New York Railroad, 27 miles N.E. of... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Newtown, a banking post-borough of Bucks co., Pa., in a fertile valley, on the Philadelphia, Newtown and New York R., 27 miles NE. of Philadelphia.... Read MORE...

  • News  1917 - FIRE AT NEWTOWN. LODGE HOUSE ON THE RUSSELL ESTATE DESTROYED, CAUSING A LOSS OF $3,000.
    Newtown, Penn. - Fire, originating in the boiler room, destroyed the lodge house on the RUSSELL estate at Newtown Square last midnight. An alarm was... Read MORE...

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