Events

As Covid-19 restrictions are lifted the Oxford Historical Society will once again hold in persons meetings at the Woodstock Museum, NHS.
Doors open at 6:30pm and meetings will begin at 6:45pm.

Masks are suggested but not mandatory.
Meetings are free and are open to the public, Society membership not required.

If a meeting cannot be held in-person, the meeting will be held via Zoom. We will send out any updated notices about meeting changes by 5pm, on the day of the meeting.


2023 Events


Wednesday, March 29, 2023: Virsa/Sikh Heritage Through My Family

Savour Saran, the Woodstock Museum’s co-op student, will discuss what brought her family to Woodstock and the Sikh Heritage. This presentation will tie in with the Museum’s Sikh Heritage Exhibit in April 2023.

This is an in-person meeting at the Woodstock Museum, NHS. Doors open at 6:30pm


Wednesday, February 1, 2023: AGM and Presentation

Barn picture provided by Ontario Barn Preservation

Please join us for the Society’s Annual General Meeting, which will be held at the Woodstock Museum, NHS at 6:30pm.

At this meeting the 2023 Executive will be voted in, all paying members will have a chance to vote for this year’s Executive.

The following is a list of nominations for the 2023 Executive:

President: Kathie Richards
Past President: Jim Groulx
Vice President: Elaine Becker
Treasurer: Laura Centore
Secretary: Jim Groulx
Communications: Laura Centore
Membership: Judy Klages
Directors: Brenda Boswell, Brian Garner, Eleanor Gardhouse, Don Wilson
Museum Liaison: Karen Houston

Membership fees are due at this time. 
Annual memberships run from January to December. 
A single membership is $25 and a family membership is $30. 
Membership can be paid by cash or cheque to the Oxford Historical Society, or by eTransfer to purchases@oxhs.ca
To become a member complete the Membership Form.
Either email the completed form to info@oxhs.ca or mail it to:
Oxford Historical Society
PO Box 20091
Woodstock ON N4S 8X8

Our speaker for tonight will be Krista Hulshof Duynisveld, presenting
Ontario Barn Preservation: Preserving Ontario’s Rural History One Barn at a Time!

The Vision of the Ontario Barn Preservation: ‘Is dedicated to preserving our heritage barns. We are a not-for-profit organization. Heritage barns are not only beautiful pieces of architecture and craftsmanship, they contribute to our rural landscape and as they disappear Ontario‚Äôs landscape is permanently changed. Ontario Barn Preservation provides resources, advice, connections, events, and services to preserve our barns.’

Architect Krista Hulshof Duynisveld will outline the work of the Ontario Barn Preservation and the importance of barn preservation and the important stories of Ontario’s pioneering past.

A poster has been provided that you are welcome to print and share with others: OxHS AGM 2023


Wednesday, April 26, 2023: Speaker to be announced

Presentation to be held at 6:30pm at the Woodstock Museum, NHS.


Wednesday, May 31, 2023: Karen Houston, Woodstock Museum NHS Curator

Presentation on the Woodstock Museum’s 75th Anniversary. More Information about this event as it becomes available.


Keep checking our website as more information about upcoming events will be posted.