About the Society

Winchester Center, 1818

The Winchester Historical Society is a volunteer organization of over 300 members working to promote an awareness of Winchester’s rich history and culture.

Sanborn House

Sanborn House in Spring, watercolor donated by Winchester artist, Carolyn Latanision

The Winchester Historical Society and the community of Winchester are transforming the Sanborn House into a community cultural center, gallery, and meeting place.

Facility Rentals

The grand staircase and stain glass window is a stunning  showcase for your event

The elegant entertaining rooms at the Sanborn House are ideal for weddings, community events, and private rentals.

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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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There are many ways for you to take-action and become involved with and support the Winchester Historical Society.

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15 High Street Winchester, MA 01890