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Rich Historical and Genealogical Heritage

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Sprucing Up the Town
Lawrenceville students painting a garbage can for the upcoming bicentennial.
Ok not really, since it's 1951 it's for the Champion/Better Hometown Contest.

Upcoming Events
June 16, 2018    Noon - 4:00p.m.
Winn House Open

July 12, 2018    7:00p.m.
Board Meeting for Officers and Committee Chairs

July 14, 2018    Noon - 4:00p.m.
Winn House Open

July 16, 2018    7:00p.m.
General Membership Meeting

Speaker: Gene Ramsay

The subject will be The First 100 Years of European Settlement in Pinckneyville, Norcross, and Mechanicsville

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. This 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 Spring 2018
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