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Friday, October 31, 2014

L.Q.C. Lamar

‘The Square is a horrid sight’

Historian Jack Mayfield continues his series this week about the burning of Oxford in 1864. (August 29, 2014, Page 3C)

Future of two historic houses unclear

Oxford’s two historical homes, the L.Q.C. Lamar House and the Cedar Oaks mansion are under the umbrella of the Oxford Convention & Visitors Bureau, however a recent tourism survey suggests that may not be the best place for them. (May 20, 2013, Page 1A, 10A)

L.Q.C. Lamar descendent to host Lamar Legacy Friends dinner

A dinner to benefit educational programs at the L.Q.C. Lamar House Museum will be held this weekend at Woodson Ridge Farms, the home of Lamar’s great-great-great grandson, Luke Heiskell. Local historian Jack Mayfield writes about the dinner and some Lamar family history. (April 5, 2013, Page 2B)

Spring supper benefits Lamar House

The Oxford-Lafayette County Heritage Foundation and Woodson Ridge Farms have teamed up to host an upcoming Spring supper in support of the newly created Lamar Legacy Friends, aimed at providing an endowment and more educational programing at the L.Q.C. Lamar House Museum. (March 15, 2013, Page 1A)

Lamar arrives in London after 3 months of travel

It took L.Q.C. Lamar three months to get from Oxford to London in 1862 when he went to serve as a delegate overseas. (January 25, 2013, Page 2B)

Col. L.Q.C. Lamar and his Confederate commission to Europe

Historian and columnist Jack Mayfield writes this week about Lamar’s time in the Civil War and his following appointment as a diplomat overseas. (January 18, 2013, Page 2B)

Letters to the Editor

Carolyn Ross writes to offer some of the words and wisdom of local statesman L.Q.C. Lamar and to point out that it would be very appropriate in today’s times. (August 10, 2012, Page 4A)

L.Q.C. Lamar re-enters public service

Historian and columnist Jack Lamar Mayfield tells us how L.Q.C. Lamar got himself back into public service after his stint in the Civil War in today’s Oxford Living. (May 11, 2012, Page 3B)

Lamar and the Battle of Williamsburg

Historian and columnist Jack Lamar Mayfield tells us about L.Q.C. Lamar’s only battlefield service during the Civil War. (May 4, 2012, Page 3B)

Garden Club breaks ground for kitchen garden

Jack Lamar Mayfield was a speaker at Thursday’s ground-breaking ceremony for a new ‘kitchen garden’ outside the historic L.Q.C. Lamar House. (March 2, 2012, Page 2B)

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