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Volunteer Opportunities


The Newtown Historical Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving Newtown's history through programs, events, and the maintenance of the Matthew Curtiss House Museum and Little Red Schoolhouse.

We currently need volunteers for the following positions: Secretary, Bookkeeper, Fundraiser Committee Chair, and Docents

If interested or you just want more information, please contact Barbara Wilson at bkwilsonhistory@yahoo.com or call 203-952-5516.

Upcoming Events


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Summer History Week


July 15th - 19th, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM &
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Matthew Curtiss House Museum
44 Main Street, Newtown

This unique camp is designed for children ages 8, 9 & 10 and each session is limited to 12 campers to guarantee a rich, hands-on experience. Cost is $150 for members and $175 for non-members. Please contact Gordon Williams for further information or to register at 203-405-6392.

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Open House at the Little Red School House


October 13th, 2019
2:00 - 4:00 PM
Middle Gate School Grounds
7 Cold Spring Rd, Newtown

Come tour the Little Red School House and see how students of years past spent their school days. Docents will be available to show you around and answer questions inside the school building. Colonial games will be available for participation outside. This is a family friendly event, so all ages are invited to participate. Event is rain or shine. In the case of rain, inside games will be available.