Elisha Winn House

Elisha Winn House (HMB25)

Location: Dacula, GA 30019 Gwinnett County
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N 34° 1.387', W 83° 54.512'

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This house was built by Elisha Winn around 1812. In 1818, the Georgia General Assembly created Gwinnett County from Cherokee and Creek cessions and part of Jackson County. The first Gwinnett elections and sessions of the Inferior Court were held in this house. The Superior Court met in Mr. Winn's barn. Restoration of the house was completed by the Gwinnett Historical Society in 1986.

Elisha Winn was born in Lunenburg County, Virginia in 1777. He moved to South Carolina then to Jackson County, Georgia where he served as a justice of the Inferior Court. He also served as justice of the Inferior Court in Gwinnett and as state representative (1830, 1833, 1837) and as state senator in 1826. Winn died on March 4, 1842 and is buried in the old Lawrenceville cemetery.
HM NumberHMB25
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number067-7
Year Placed1987
Placed ByGeorgia Department of Natural Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 6:40am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 231432 N 3768535
Decimal Degrees34.02311667, -83.90853333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 1.387', W 83° 54.512'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 1' 23.22" N, 83° 54' 30.72" W
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Area Code(s)770, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 908 Dacula Rd, Dacula GA 30019, US
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