Welcome to the Oxford Historical Society.
Throughout the year the Society presents free talks, usually historical in nature, on a variety of topics. The majority of these presentations are held at the Woodstock Public Library. On this page you will see a listing of the newest presentations. For a complete listing of upcoming talks and events please click on the Upcoming Events tab.
If you have a topic that you wish to present to the Oxford Historical Society (OxHS), please contact us at email@example.com
The OxHS offers historic walking tours of downtown Woodstock, to schedule a tour please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, April 29:
Many thanks to Matthew Scholtz for a very informative discussion relating to his latest book: Tillsonburg Album. To purchase Matthew’s book please visit his website Tillsonburg Album.
Tuesday, May 19: Day Trip to Elgin County History
Deward Yates, a Oxford Historical Society member and teacher of history at local senior centres, invites all members and friends of the Society to join him on a day trip to Elgin County and the St. Thomas area. This year’s trip includes a train ride on the heritage railway from Port Stanley to St. Thomas, with a step-on tour provided by the Elgin Historical Society. The cost for the tirp is $120.00/per person ($15 less if you bring your own lunch). This day trip is not organized by the OxHS so please contact Deward Yates directly at 519-539-3530 to participate. Please see the attached PDF Elgin County Trip for more information.