Newton History Museum

Historic Newton Brochures

The Villages of Newton, Mass.

Newton Villages Map

A Walking Tour of Historic Newton Highlands

Newton Lower Falls

Unsprawl Case Study: Newton Centre, Massachusetts

Newtoniana (Newton Free Library)

Newton History Bibliography (Newton Free Library)

Norumbega Park

The Adams Street Shul

A Walking Tour of Hemlock Gorge


History of Newton, Massachusetts, town and city, from its earliest settlement to the present time, 1630-1880 (1880), by S.F. Smith

A Brief notice of the settlement of the town of Newton (1852)

A history of the early settlement of Newton, county of Middlesex, Massachusetts, from 1639-1800. With a genealogical register of its inhabitants, prior to 1800 (1854), by Francis Jackson

Vital records of Newton, Massachusetts: to the year 1850 (1905)

King’s handbook of Newton, Massachusetts (1889)

The mirror of Newton, past and present (1907)

Glimpses of Newton’s past told in history and drama (1918), by Agnes Beryl Curtis

Catalogue of the Newton free library of Newton, Massachusetts (1892)

Commemorations and Celebrations

Ceremonies at the dedication of the soldiers’ monument in Newton, Mass. (1864)

The Centennial celebrations of the city of Newton: on the seventeenth of June and the fourth of July (1876)

Celebration of the two hundredth anniversary of the incorporation of the town of Newton, Massachusetts, December 27, 1888 (1891)

Eliot anniversary, 1646-1896, City of Newton, memorial exercises, November 11, 1896 (1896)


Jubilee anniversary of the pastorate of the Rev. Daniel Little Furber, D.D. of the First Church in Newton, Massachusetts, Newton Centre, 1897 (1897)

The commemorative services of the First church in Newton, Massachusetts: on the occasion of the two hundred and fiftieth anniversary of its foundation (1915)

Celebration of the one hundredth anniversary of the organization of the Second Church, Newton, Mass. at West Newton, Tuesday, November 8, 1881 (1882)

The First church at Chestnut Hill, Newton, Mass. (Unitarian) (1892)

Centennial anniversary of the Baptist church at Newton Centre (1881)