Oxford Historical Society

PURPOSE: The Oxford Historical Society, Inc. is dedicated to preserving and encouraging community interest in the history of Oxford, Connecticut. We seek to ensure that present and future generations can share in and understand their rich heritage.

To meet these objectives our goals include:

  • Expanding interest in local history by presenting programs of interest to the public.
  • Serving as a resource for local history education for both adults and children.
  • Encouraging the dissemination of local history information through the news media, publications on local history, and use of the internet.
  • Educating the public on the importance of the preservation and protection of buildings and sites of historic interest.

To accomplish these goals:

  • We will collect and preserve documents, images, and artifacts representative of Oxford’s history.
  • We will establish and maintain a museum, library and educational center to house the growing collections.
  • We will present local history exhibitions and public programs.
  • Membership is open to the public. Regular business meetings are held at 7 p.m. at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Oxford Rd., on the second Tuesday of the month. Program meetings and work sessions are scheduled as needed.

Officers of the society are:

  • Louise Burr, President
  • Marilyn Serus, First Vice President
  • Dorothy A. DeBisschop, 2nd VP / Preservation Chair
  • Margaret Kutniewski, Recording Secretary
  • Barbara Robinson, Corresponding Secretary
  • Cindy Joy, Treasurer
  • Marcia Wrogg, Assistant Treasurer
  • Nancy Farnum, Archivist/Historian
  • Edward Rowland, Board Member
  • Marge Fitzgerald, Board Member

Historical Society Webpage

Oxford Local History Information Pages - Historical information 
on Oxford