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Christmas ornaments

The Gwinnett Historical Society has Christmas ornaments! We have a round, glass ornament featuring the Elisha Winn House - Birthplace of Gwinnett County, GA with the date 1818. Also, a wood ornament with laser-engraved design of the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse Lawrenceville, Georgia.

The Winn House ornament is $12 and available in the GHS Office only.

The Gwinnett Historic Courthouse ornament is $15 available in the GHS Office and for mailing at no additional cost.

Upcoming Events
December 4, 2017    7:00p.m.
Christmas Party and Awards Ceremony

December 9, 2017    12:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.
Christmas Open House at the Winn Property

December 15, 2017    7:00p.m.
Gala 2017
Upstairs in the Historic Courthouse

Click here for more details.






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 40th annual Elisha Winn Fair. Next year's Winn Fair will be held on Saturday October 6, 2018, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. & Sunday October 7, 2018, 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: 2018 Elisha Winn Fair


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Newsletter Summer 2017
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