Sanborn House Closed

The Winchester Historical Society will continue to monitor the latest information and guidance from state and local government officials regarding the COVID-19 virus.  We have decided to suspend all open house hours, tours and events until further notice.  We will continue to provide updates on our Website with any changes.

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Spring Programs Cancelled

In keeping with the guidance from state and local government to do all we can to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Winchester Historical Society has cancelled the follow Spring Program events: March 22 – Recovering of John Brown’s Bust at the Tisch Library April 7 – The Greening of Winchester at the […]

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D-Day: How Winchester Helped Storm the Beaches of Normandy by Ellen Knight

75 Years ago today, The Allied forces landed over 150,000 troops on the coast of France called the Bay of Seine.  Ellen Knight, Winchester’s Town Archivist, has written this fascinating article describing Winchester’s involvement in this important battle of WW II. Follow this link to learn more about these brave men of Winchester and the […]

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Featured Publication

Wright-Locke Farm: A History in Pictures
by Ellen Knight

Look into the history of the Wright-Locke farm in a new 16-page booklet titled Wright-Locke Farm: A History in Pictures. Read More.

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