Historic Newton Museums Reopen

Welcome back to Jackson Homestead, Durant-Kenrick House!Historic Newton's two museums, the Jackson Homestead and the Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds, reopen to visitors June 16 and will be...

Winter Fun in Newton Exhibit Shows City Leadership in Parks and Recreation Programs

In the early 20th century, Newton became a leader in the nationwide movement to promote public parks, playgrounds, and organized sports. Programs operated year-round...
Greek Art

Outdoor Greek Tragedy Is Back this July!

Come join us on any date from Thursday, July 18 through Sunday, July 21 at 7:30 pm to witness a blast from the past!...

Wood Sculptures at Museum Shop

The Museum Shop at the Jackson Homestead is selling pieces of art made from the honey locust tree that once stood in the yard....

Recovering a Remarkable Story

Lecture fills in details of formerly enslaved Pamela Sparhawk"Writing a New History: Recovering Stories of Slavery and Freedom," our lecture on Wednesday, June 23 at...

Stories from Newton’s Past

A new look for Historic Newton's newsletter in 2022 Happy 2022! This year, we at Historic Newton have resolved to share more stories from Newton...