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Rich Historical and Genealogical Heritage
Celebrate Lawrenceville's bicentennial birthday on December 15th, 2021

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Upcoming Events
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General Membership Meeting
November 15, 2021, 6:30 PM
Gwinnett Historic Courthouse
185 Crogan St, Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Carole Townsend will talk about her book: Peachtree Corners, Georgia: The History of an Innovative and Remarkable City 1777—2020.

This beautiful coffee table book traces the area now known as the City of Peachtree Corners back to Native American habitation, up through the cutting-edge city of the future that Peachtree Corners is today. The city’s tagline is INNOVATIVE AND REMARKABLE, and those words apply to early settlers as well as today’s innovators.

Carole Townsend has been a print correspondent and columnist for nearly twenty years. Also an award-winning author of six books, she has established a reputation as both an ardent researcher and an engaging writer.
Townsend is a graduate of Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee. Her books are rooted in the deep South, mainly Georgia and its rich history. Carole has been a guest on CNN, FOX, NPR, and other major network news and talk shows to discuss her books and related topics.
The author resides in a suburb of Atlanta, Georgia, with her husband and their two beloved dogs. When she’s not writing, Carole enjoys gardening, cooking, their grandchildren, and travel. Find out more about Carole Townsend by visiting her website.
The Elisha Winn House and Fair

The Elisha Winn House located at 908 Dacula Road in Dacula, GA 30019. 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 2021 Winn Fair was a huge success! Photos and informations coming soon.

Latest Publications: Books & Newsletter

Newsletter Fall 2021
Our quarterly newsletter
Online Issues are available in the Members Section