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Rich Historical and Genealogical Heritage

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The 1820 Land Lottery is now available on the website here

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Upcoming Events
November 21, 2015    Noon - 4:00p.m.
Winn House Open

December 12, 2015    12:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.
Christmas Open House at the Winn Property

December 14, 2015    7:00p.m.
Christmas Party and Awards Ceremony

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 38th annual Elisha Winn Fair. Next 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 next year's Elisha Winn Fair. For more information and vendor forms please follow this link: 2016 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.