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Near Dacula in Gwinnett County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Elisha Winn House

 
 
Elisha Winn House Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, September 1990
1. Elisha Winn House Marker
Inscription. 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. Winnís 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.
 
Erected 1987 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 067-7.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 34° 1.387′ N, 83° 54.512′ W. Marker is near Dacula, Georgia, in Gwinnett County. Marker is on Dacula Road 0.6 miles south of Hog Mountain Dacula Road (Georgia Route 324), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dacula GA 30019, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Elisha Winn House Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, March 16, 2013
2. Elisha Winn House Marker
At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Daniel (approx. 2.3 miles away); Hog Mountain Baptist Church (approx. 2.3 miles away); Perry-Rainey Institute (approx. 4.9 miles away); The Home of Major William E. Simmons (approx. 6.5 miles away); Garrardís Cavalry Raid (approx. 6.5 miles away); Button Gwinnett (approx. 6.5 miles away); Gwinnett County (approx. 6.5 miles away); Birthplace of Bill Arp (approx. 6.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Dacula.
 
Regarding Elisha Winn House. The house is now owned by the Gwinnett Historical Society.
 
Also see . . .  Elisha Winn House - Gwinnett Historical Society. (Submitted on March 28, 2013, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USNotable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers
 
Elisha Winn House Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, March 16, 2013
3. Elisha Winn House Marker
Elisha Winn House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, March 16, 2013
4. Elisha Winn House and Marker
Elisha Winn House image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, September 1990
5. Elisha Winn House
 
 
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