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Town History Image Town History

Founded in 1758, then called Stephensburg, our town was the "New Town" on the wagon road south of Winchester. Learn how the people who started our town put in place the foundation of our community that has lasted for centuries.

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History Center Hours

June - August
Tuesday - Saturday
10am - 4pm
1pm - 5pm

September - November *
Wednesday - Saturday
10am - 4pm
1pm - 5pm

December - May
Open by Appointment
Please Call 540-869-1700

* The Newtown History Center is only open by appointment after the 3rd Sunday of November.






Thier Stories Image Their Stories

Over the past two hundred and fifty years since the town was chartered as "Stephensburgh," many people have called this place their home. The Newtown History Center has collected biographical information on a number of the town's past residents. Here are a few of their stories.

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Research Material Image Publications

The Stone House Foundation and its museum, the Newtown History Center, are committed to conducting research focusing on topics of local history and material culture. Please visit this page where you can download some of our publications.

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Educational Programming Image Educational Programming

The Newtown History Center staff is pleased to offer these educational programs to 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders in the region around Stephens City. This region includes all of Virginia's Frederick County and the City of Winchester public schools, Clarke County public schools and Warren County public schools.

Let us help introduce your child to thier past...

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Newtown History Center of The Stone House Foundation
P.O. Box 143, 5408 Main Street, Stephens City, VA 22655-0143
540-869-1700 | 540-869-7102 | Fax: 540-869-0400

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