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Devoted to the Preservation of Gwinnett County's
Rich Historical and Genealogical Heritage

News and Announcements
Staff Wearing Masks
Beginning April 5, 2021

Our office will be open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 10:00 AM 2:00 PM.

Masks must be worn, social distancing must be observed, and our Society will adhere to the COVID-19 policy of Gwinnett County Historic Courthouse.

COVID-19 Policy limit of 6 persons at a time in our office.

Pictured: L-R Gwinnett History Enthusiast - Eli Stancel, GHS Preservation Chair - Diane McCormic, Georgia Gwinnett College Ben Hines
Upcoming Events
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Gregory Bailey will speak at the May 17, 2021

General Membership Meeting of Gwinnett Historical Society. The meeting will be held at 6:30PM upstairs in the Gwinnett County Historic Courthouse. Guests are welcome!

Topic: The Impact and Influence of the African American Church in the Life and Legacy of Gwinnett County. The talk will explore the history of African American churches in Gwinnett. It will discuss how these institutions influenced the everyday life of citizens spiritually, educationally and socially. It will also highlight individuals who through the church made significant contributions to the growth and sustainability of the county. While it will highlight the almost 200 year history of these churches, it will also explore their contemporary influence." You can find his complete bio here
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 Gwinnett Historical Society will sponsor the 42nd annual Elisha Winn Fair.

This year's Winn Fair will be held on Saturday and Sunday October 2nd & 3rd, 2021, 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: 2021 Elisha Winn Fair

Latest Publications: Books & Newsletter

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