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Publications in Print

History of Winchester by Chapman and Stone

This 2-volume set contains (vol. 1) the history of the town up to 1936, written by Henry Smith Chapman, and (vol. 2) the town's history from the end of World War I up to 1975 by Bruce Winchester Stone. It is still in print and under copyright by the town. Copies may be purchased from the Winchester Public Library or from Book Ends. Permission to reproduce the work or sections thereof must be obtained by writing to the Board of Selectmen.

Other Publications

For other publications which may be consulted at the Archival Center or Public Library, see Select Bibliography of Published Resources for the History of Winchester.


  • Reproductions of several historic maps are available for purchase from the Winchester Historical Society.
  • The Archival Center's map collection has been indexed in its online catalog.
  • The Winchester Public Library's map collection may be viewed here.

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