The Helmsman Trading post is based in Newtown Pennsylvania. Newtown was founded by William Penn in 1684. Newtown was one of several towns that Penn had organized around Philadelphia to provide country homes for city residents and to support farming communities. After his December 26, 1776 morning march to Trenton, and before the Battle of Princeton, General George Washington made his headquarters in Newtown. Newtown was incorporated on April 16, 1838 and has been enlarged three times since. In 1969 Newtown's entire central business district was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. This designation was largely due to Newtown's historic clock tower.
The Original Store front in Newtown 1915
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Bespoke suiting at the Helmsman Trading Post
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The Golden Nugget Flea Market in nearby Lambertville
Since 1967, shoppers have enjoyed a selection of antiques and collectibles unlike any other market. The Golden Nugget is one of the largest and finest antique markets on the East Coast and is committed to authentic antiques, collectibles, art and thousands of other interesting products.