This walk highlights the history of Newtown, one of the oldest towns in Pennsylvania. It passes many information markers provided by the Newtown Historic Society.

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Historic Town Walk

Year Round Walk

SN: 116942 - 2021 / Y2708

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Informative street sign
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Olde Church of St. Andrew
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Oldest movie house in U.S. --- 1906 !
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Archambault House -- A part of the Underground Railroad
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when is the event

From Fri, Jan 1st, 2021 to Dec 31st, 2021

Hosted on the Online Start Box (OSB) only

where is the event

Newtown 18940, Pennsylvania

WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.

reasons to do the event

Special programs

Rockin' Around the Clock

Walking with America's Veterans

CC: Bucks County


Special programs that are applicable to all events or all walks are not shown to reduce clutter.

Event comments

Newtown is very historic. It is one of William Penn's original towns, was prominent during the Revolutionary War, and served as the seat of Bucks County for 88 years. The Newtown Historic District was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.

conditions for the event

Distance: 10k/8k/5k, Rating: 2B

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Medium

Wheelchairs: Hard

Event information

The 5k, 8k, and 10k routes have a common start. The 5k route goes through the historic downtown and commercial areas. The 8k and 10k routes also venture east and include old and new residential areas, a walking trail (10k only) and the cemetery. There is a short distance of natural walking surface and uneven sidewalks. The 10k has one significant uphill (about 80 feet) on a paved sidewalk. There we a few gradual hills on the route.

Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only

how to get to the event

OSB - First register for the event

The detailed location of, and driving directions to, the event starting point are included in the event directions, downloaded from the Online Start Box (OSB). To plan your travels, please use the map on this page. The POC does not provide event directions nor accept alternate payment methods.

event sponsor

Liberty Bell Wanderers (AVA-0238)

Event website: www.libertybellwanderers.net

point of contact

Click inside the box to send an email to the POC.