About Us

Historic Newton is a public/private partnership between the Newton Historical Society and the City of Newton

What We Do:

  • Operate two museums—the Jackson Homestead and the Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds
  • Maintain three historic burying grounds in the City of Newton
  • Collect, preserve, interpret, and exhibit historic artifacts of local significance
  • Offer workshops, lectures, walking tours, discussions, and other educational programs that educate and involve the diverse population of Newton and the region
  • Maintain an archive of historic documents, photographs, maps, and other materials related to the history of Newton
  • Promote and celebrate historic research and preservation in and about the City of Newton

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We gratefully acknowledge support from:


Reports and IRS Form 990

IRS Form 990 is an annual information return that Historic Newton is required to file with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). It provides information on Historic Newton's programs and finances. IRS Form 990 covers the period from July 1 of each year through June 30 of the following year, coinciding with Historic Newton's fiscal year.

2017 Historic Newton IRS Form 990