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Rich Historical and Genealogical Heritage

News and Announcements

Sorry about the website downtime this week, folks. Our hosting provider suffered a server crash. They restored us with a backup from last week which means we lost any incoming email from roughly July 28 to August 3. If you emailed us in that time frame and haven't heard back, please resend. Thank you.

The server is down for maintenance again August 8-9 so we may miss some emails again.


The Gwinnett Story Vault Project is underway.
Gwinnett County is looking for people to share their memories of the area. If you would like to participate or know someone who does, schedule a time for an interview. Interviews will be archived and posted online. See details below for locations and dates. For more information call the Gwinnett County Communications Division at (770) 822-7180.


Announcing the first annual GHS Fun Run.
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Hometown Contest
Photos from the Champion Hometown Contest 1950-51 scrapbook.
If you recognize these people and places, let us know.


Upcoming Events
August 21, 2017    7:00p.m.
First Families Banquet

All new inductees and members are invited to attend at the Historic Courthouse.

Please RSVP to the Gwinnett Historical Society Office at 770-822-5174.

December
Gala 2017
The 2017 Gala is coming

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The Elisha Winn House and Fair

The Elisha Winn House located at 908 Daclula Road in Dacula, GA 30019 is open for tours from March to September on the third Saturday of the month from noon to 4:00 p.m. The Winn Fair is held on the first weekend of October during which the house and all of the out buildings will be open and attended by many volunteers and reenactors. The fair also has food vendors, crafters' booths, exhibitors, musical entertainment, and railroad history.

The Gwinnett Historical Society will sponsor the 39th annual Elisha Winn Fair. This year's Winn Fair will be held on Saturday October 7, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. & Sunday October 8, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

If you are a vendor, we welcome your participation in this year's Elisha Winn Fair. For more information and vendor forms please follow this link: 2017 Elisha Winn Fair


Fun Run Flyer 2017
The first annual Gwinnett Historical Society Fun Run.
Saturday October 7 at 8:00 a.m. (before the fair!) Location: Little Mulberry Park.

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Latest Publications: Books & Newsletter

Newsletter Summer 2017
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