Winchester Sanborn House c1910

The Winchester Historical Society and the community of Winchester are transforming the Sanborn House into a community cultural center, gallery, and meeting place. A revitalized Sanborn House offers space for community and Society activities in a historic house while building community, minimizing cost to the taxpayers, and stabilizing an architectural treasure and its green space!

Summary of Benefits

  • Strengthen and promote commitment to being a caring community
  • Preserve the Town’s architectural heritage
  • Preserve green space
  • Minimize the cost to the Town of preserving the Sanborn House
  • Enhance the Ambrose Campus and the Neighborhood
  • Enhance Winchester as a cultural venue
  • Provide a facility to preserve and encourage the study of the Town’s history
  • Provide a home for the Winchester Historical Society

Organizations Supporting the Sanborn House and Winchester Historical Society Programs


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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