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September 2016
$5

Guided Civil War Walking Tour

September 24, 2016 @ 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
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Join us for a walking tour in the historic district of Stephens City focusing on the places associated with the Civil War, and the events that threatened the property and the lives of town residents during that deadly conflict.  The tours are conducted at 10:30 a.m. on the 4th Saturday of the month, from June through October. Please call the Newtown History Center at 540-869-1700 for reservations. Tours begin at the Newtown History Center, located at 5408 Main Street. The cost is $5 per…

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October 2016
$5

Guided Civil War Walking Tour

October 23, 2016 @ 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
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Join us for a walking tour in the historic district of Stephens City focusing on the places associated with the Civil War, and the events that threatened the property and the lives of town residents during that deadly conflict.  The tours are conducted at 10:30 a.m. on the 4th Saturday of the month, from June through October. Please call the Newtown History Center at 540-869-1700 for reservations. Tours begin at the Newtown History Center, located at 5408 Main Street. The cost is $5 per…

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November 2016
Free

Lecture: “Where is the Grave of Samuel Kercheval?”

November 5, 2016 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Trinity Lutheran Church, Parish Hall,
810 Fairfax Street
Stephens CIty, VA 22655 United States
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Executive Director & Curator Byron C. Smith has written an article on the life of Samuel Kercheval, the famed author of the History of the Valley of Virginia, a book that was originally published in 1833 in Winchester, Virginia. Smith’s article has been published in the 2015 issue of the Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society Journal that was released in August of this year to members of that organization. Copies are also on sale at their museum gift shop in Winchester next…

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May 2017

Newtown Heritage Festival 25th Anniversary Soiree

May 20 @ 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Stephens City United Methodist Church Social Hall,
5291 Main St
Stephens City, VA 22655 United States
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Newtown Heritage Festival 25th Anniversary Soiree Dinner and Civil War Ball Saturday, May 20, 2017, 6:30pm LOCATION: Stephens City United Methodist Church, Social Hall 5291 Main St., Stephens City Doors Open 6:00pm TICKETS: $30/person Available ONLY at Stephens City Town Office, 1033 Locust Street Mon-Fri 8:30am to 5:00pm **TICKET REQUIRED FOR ADMISSION** DINNER: 6:30pm -- Catered by Carrabba’s Italian Grill CIVIL WAR BALL: 7:30pm to 9:30pm Attire: Business-Casual **Period Clothing Encouraged** Dance Caller: Victorian Dance Ensemble of the Civil War…

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Lecture by Dana MacBean on The James E. Taylor Sketchbook

May 26 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Trinity Lutheran Church, Parish Hall,
810 Fairfax St
Stephens City, VA 22655 United States
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Newtown History Center presents A Stephens City Civil War lecture by Mr. Dana MacBean "A Shenandoah Sketchbook: James E. Taylor Draws the Valley" Topics To Be Covered Include: Introduction to James E. Taylor, "Sorry For You, Mr. Sketcher" (A Stephens City Site), "Battle of Summit Point, Caught Between The Lines", and "Mrs. Stewart's Pumpkin Pies" FREE ADMISSION (Donations Accepted) Book / DVD sales

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Newtown Heritage Festival 2017

May 27 @ 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Stephens City, Virginia,
Newtown Commons and Along Main Street
Stephens City, VA 22655 United States
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25 Years of Newtown Heritage Festival!! Along with the family-oriented music and entertainment at the Newtown Commons on Main Street in Stephens City we will be open free of admission charge during the Festival on Saturday the 27th of May. Our museum and our exhibits at the Newtown History Center (5408 Main St), the Old Stephens City School (5516 Main St) and the Steele & Brother Store (5353 Main St) will be staffed from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm except during…

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June 2017

Archaeology Immersion Day Camp: Day 1

June 19 @ 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Newtown History Center,
5408 Main Street
Stephens City, VA 22655 United States
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Sifting A Historic Puzzle: Archaeology Immersion Experience For Youth Grade 5-7 + Uncover part of Stephens City’s buried past at the Stone House and help protect valuable historic resources + Assist Museum staff & archaeologists sift dirt & find artifacts from a real archaeological site! + Learn professional sifting, processing, and recording techniques WHEN: June 19, 20, and 21, 2017 — 9:00 am to 3:30 pm each day WHERE: Newtown History Center, 5408 Main Street, Stephens City COST: $75/student (cash or…

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Archaeology Immersion Day Camp: Day 2

June 20 @ 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Newtown History Center,
5408 Main Street
Stephens City, VA 22655 United States
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Sifting A Historic Puzzle: Archaeology Immersion Experience For Youth Grade 5-7 + Uncover part of Stephens City’s buried past at the Stone House and help protect valuable historic resources + Assist Museum staff & archaeologists sift dirt & find artifacts from a real archaeological site! + Learn professional sifting, processing, and recording techniques WHEN: June 19, 20, and 21, 2017 — 9:00 am to 3:30 pm each day WHERE: Newtown History Center, 5408 Main Street, Stephens City COST: $75/student (cash or…

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Archaeology Immersion Day Camp: Day 3

June 21 @ 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Newtown History Center,
5408 Main Street
Stephens City, VA 22655 United States
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Sifting A Historic Puzzle: Archaeology Immersion Experience For Youth Grade 5-7 + Uncover part of Stephens City’s buried past at the Stone House and help protect valuable historic resources + Assist Museum staff & archaeologists sift dirt & find artifacts from a real archaeological site! + Learn professional sifting, processing, and recording techniques WHEN: June 19, 20, and 21, 2017 — 9:00 am to 3:30 pm each day WHERE: Newtown History Center, 5408 Main Street, Stephens City COST: $75/student (cash or…

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Civil War Walking Tour Of Stephens City

June 24 @ 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Newtown History Center,
5408 Main Street
Stephens City, VA 22655 United States
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Join Us For A Guided Civil War Walking Tour Of Stephens City Led By Museum Staff. Learn About Various Civilian And Military Activities In And Around Stephens City Between 1861 And 1865. Admission: $5/person (all ages 6+) WHEN: 10:30am; 4th Saturday of each month June through October ADVANCED RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

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