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Thursday, October 30, 2014

North Lamar Historic District

Alderman looks to demolish Heisman House

A local developer asked the Historic Preservation Commission to look over his future plans to demolish a house on the corner of Price Street and North Lamar Boulevard, and build a new home in its place.

 (October 15, 2014, Page 1, 2)

North Lamar Walking Tours

Guided walking tours of Oxford’s North Lamar Historic District will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Tours depart from the Skipwith Cottage next to City Hall. Guides will point out architectural features, introduce some prominent people from Oxford’s past, and explain why two houses have been declared National Historic Landmarks.

Sponsored by the Oxford Convention & Visitors Bureau, guided walking tours are offered as part of its heritage tourism program. Travelers are given a personal, up-close introduction to Oxford, and residents can learn a little more about local history. It is a pleasant way to get some exercise while taking a closer look at one of Oxford’s most attractive assets.

Tours are approximately one hour and 15 minutes long and will be offered the third Saturday of every month from April to July. For more information, visit www.oxfordcvb.com or contact Mary Allyn Roulhac at 232-2477. (April 12, 2010)

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