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Rich Historical and Genealogical Heritage

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2015 Winn Fair Poster
The 2015 Winn Fair Raffle Quilt is in the background

The 1820 Land Lottery is now available on the website here

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Upcoming Events
September 17, 2015    7:00p.m.
Board Meeting for Officers and Committee Chairs

September 19, 2015    Noon - 4:00p.m.
Winn House Open

September 21, 2015    7:00p.m.
General Membership Meeting

Speaker: Herb Smith

The subject will be History of Arlington National Cemetery and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

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 crafters' booths, musical entertainment, and railroad history.

The Gwinnett Historical Society will sponsor the 37th annual Elisha Winn Fair. This year's Winn Fair will be held on Saturday October 3, 2015, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. & Sunday October 4, 2015, 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: 2015 Elisha Winn Fair

Latest Publications: Books & Newsletter

Newsletter Summer 2015
Our quarterly newsletter
Winn House Book The Elisha Winn House - Birthplace of Gwinnett County

Cost is $20 plus $5 postage & handling
and $2 p&h for each additional book.

This history of the Winn House and its owners is back in stock.
Family Book 2 Gwinnett County, Georgia Families 1818-2005

Cost is $40 plus $5 postage & handling
and $2 p&h for each additional book.

This indispensable second volume of families from 214 authors contains
461 Family Histories, and 324 Photographs on 1171 pages
with a Full Name Index of 39,439 names
Marriage Book Gwinnett County, Georgia Marriages 1833-1900

Cost is $20 plus $5 postage & handling
and $2 p&h for each additional book.

336 pages listed by groom then by bride.