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 on the last Wednesday of the month at 6:45pm at the Woodstock Museum, NHS. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, January 25, 2017:
Please join us for the OxHS AGM. Nominations are being accepted for next year’s Board members. If anyone wishes to become a board member please contact the OxHS by email at email@example.com or calling 519-421-1700 so that your name can be added to the nomination list.
Our speaker for tonight will be Jack Hedges discussing the Yukon Conference: “The North and the First World War” which he attended in May 2016. The meeting will be held at the Woodstock Museum, NHS at 6:45pm. All are welcome to attend.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017:
Don Wilson will present his collection of historical Oxford County postcards.
Thursday, March 2, 2017:
Zonta celebrates International Women’s Day with a performance at the Woodstock Market Centre Theatre of: “Women on the Home Front”, including Oxford County 1939-1945, at 7pm
Professional actors will be doing a Vignette of Women that worked at the CNR locomotive repair shop in Stratford as well we will have 5 stories of local women who played a role during the war both here and abroad.
Zontian yellow roses will also be for sale and the proceeds will go to support Zonta International projects:
- addressing human trafficking and unsafe migration
- delaying early marriage through education and literacy training
- eliminating obstetric fistula and reducing mother and child deaths
- funding schools and education for vulnerable and excluded girls
Tickets are $25 and include light refreshments, cash bar available.
Tickets are available from Mostly Roses, from Zontian members or by calling Brenda at 519-539-0611