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
There are many exciting opportunities to volunteer with the Oxford Historical Society. To find out more about the opportunities please click on the Volunteer tab.
If you wish to become a member of the OxHS please click on the Membership tab.
Annual Joint Dinner: Wednesday, September 26, 2018
The guest speaker for this year’s dinner will be Alan Campbell, a family historian and author and past President of the Ontario Genealogical Society. This year’s event is hosted by The Oxford County Branch of the OGS. See the attached flyer for more information about this event and how to purchase tickets. Final day to purchase tickets are Friday, September 21, 2018.
Thursday, October 18, 2018:
Oxford County Herstory: the Women of Harvey Woods and E.E. Paquette
Event will be held at the Woodstock Museum, NHS: Doors open at 6:30pm, presentation from 7-9p, refreshments provided
The Society is partnering with the Women’s Employment Resource Centre to hold an event on Thursday October 18, 2018, which is Persons Day, the day the British Privy Council declared that women are persons! Please join us to hear the Society present stories of women who worked at Harvey Woods or E.E. Paquette factories.
Please see the attached poster for more details: Oxford County Herstory
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Stephen Smith will be joining us tonight to discuss the Homecoming of Local Veterans in 1918. This is the 5th and last talk in our WWI series.