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Bartram's Covered Bridge
Old St. David's Church


Welcome to the Newtown Square Historical Society. Founded in 1981 by civic minded residents, the society continues its mission to preserve the rich history of Newtown Township. We offer multiple programs to reach out to our community, volunteer opportunities for residents of all ages and events throughout the year at our many historic locations.  Please browse our website and vast pictorial history of our town and consider becoming a member. 

The Paper Mill House Museum and History Center on St David's Road will be open on Saturday from 12:00 to 4:00pm.  Tour guides will be available on site. Air Conditioned.

Paper Mill House Watermelon Tours

"Paper Mill House Watermelon Tours" Saturday July 13, noon to 4 pm. Come visit the Newtown Square History Center at Paper Mill House, St. David's and Paper Mill Road, and enjoy guided tours of ten rooms full of antiques, exhibits, vintage tools, information on Newtown's Historic Preservation Ordinance, and our 1860 General Store serving up watermelon for all our visitors. Learn the fascinating history of one of America's symbols of summer. Free.