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Last year's Winn Fair was rained out but here are some photos from the second(1980) and third(1981) Elisha Winn Fair of 1812 for you to enjoy.

JUST ADDED: 1982 Winn Fair

Burel Family
Mary Ann Burel and her children c. 1910, Hog Mountain.
Sharon Rogers of Loganville found this in an antique store and donated it last week.

The 1820 Land Lottery is now available on the website here

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Upcoming Events
September 15, 2016    7:00p.m.
Board Meeting for Officers and Committee Chairs

September 17, 2016    Noon - 4:00p.m.
Winn House Open

September 19, 2016    7:00p.m.
General Membership Meeting

Speaker: Carole Townsend (author of Blood in the Soil)

The subject will be the Larry Flynt Shooting in Lawrenceville

September 24, 2016
Winn Property Clean-up day (preparation for Winn Fair)

October 1-2, 2016    
The Winn Fair

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 38th annual Elisha Winn Fair. This year's Winn Fair will be held on Saturday October 1, 2016, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. & Sunday October 2, 2016, 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: 2016 Elisha Winn Fair

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