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The History of Tyler State Park

Join Tyler State Park and the Newtown Historic Association for an introduction to the history of Tyler State Park. We will meet at the Boathouse Pavilion for illustrated lecture and discussion.  Afterward, participants are encouraged to take a self-guided walking tour of the historic properties and farmhouses scattered throughout the Tyler State Park grounds. Participants can get a copy of the self-guiding tour book from the Newtown Historical Association by pre-registering for this event

Pre-register to receive an informative Tyler Park historical book. This limited-edition, 100-page book contains rare photographs and detailed descriptions of the many historic properties and farmhouses, including the construction of the Tyler mansion, and how they were acquired by the Tyler family in the early 1900s.

Saturday, September 23 at 10:00am to 11:00am

Tyler State Park, Boathouse
101 Swamp Rd., Newtown, PA 18940-1151


State Parks


Get Outdoors PA, History

Outdoor Activities

Hiking and Walking



Target Audience

Teachers/Educators, Senior Citizens, Families


$15 materials fee

Exact Location

Boathouse Pavilion

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