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: