Society Events for Town Day

Winchester Town Day



Historic Trolley Tours of Winchester

Come early to get your FREE ticket at the Winchester Historical Society Booth
on the Town Common starting at 9:00A.M.
Saturday, June 2nd.

10:00 Development of North Main Street led by John Clemson

10:30 Homes of the Stars led by Ellen Knight (CANCELED)

11:00 Development of North Main Street led by John Clemson

11:30 West Side Farms led by Susan Keats

12:00 Solar Homes of Winchester led by Sustainable Winchester

12:30 West Side Farms led by Susan Keats

1:00 Trees of Winchester led by Peter Wild

Strawberry Festival and Tours of the Sanborn House  

Trolleys will run a continuous loop from the Town Common to the Sanborn House
starting at about 1:45 with the last trolley leaving the Sanborn House at 3:45


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The Sanborn House Landscape: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

 Winchester Historical Society Annual Meeting

The Sanborn House Landscape
Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

 Tuesday, May 22nd
Refreshments and Annual Meeting at 7:00.
Program begins at 7:30

Sanborn House Historical & Cultural Center

Martha H. Lyon, ASLA, will discuss the Sanborn Estate in the context of landscape design at the turn of the twentieth century and the process of preservation/rehabilitation today. Ms. Lyon was a member of the design team for the Sanborn House Feasibility Study in 2005 and the recent exterior restoration. Thanks to a grant from the Griffin Foundation, she will be developing a master plan for land around the Sanborn House during the coming year.

Free and open to the public

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“Sanborn House Keeps Getting Better”

We should all be proud of what the Winchester Historical Society and the greater Winchester community has accomplished here at the Sanborn House.  For an informal summary of what we’ve done over the past few years and to learn about some of our thoughts for the future, take a look at this article from last week’s Daily Times Chronicle.

For more information about how you can get involved with the Sanborn House and the Winchester Historical Society, please email

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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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