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Friday, September 19, 2014

Cedar Oaks

Old homes in good shape

The Historic Properties Commission reports a successful first year of overseeing Oxford’s historic homes and museums. (September 19, 2014, Page 1, 2)

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    Historic home stands test of time

    Thanks to a grant, Cedar Oaks is getting a much-welcomed facelift. (September 7, 2014, Page 1C, 2C)

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      History project completed for open house Sunday

      A history project depicting the community’s support for saving and moving the Cedar Oaks mansion will be on display at the historical home Sunday during the annual Open House from 3 to 6 p.m. (December 13, 2013, Page 1B, 3B)

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        City considers Historic Properties Commission

        The Oxford Board of Aldermen are considering forming a new commission that would oversee the Oxford-owned historic buildings, taking it out of the hands of Visit Oxford, the city’s tourism department formally known as the Oxford Convention and Visitor’s Bureau. (July 5, 2013, Page 1A, 3A)

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          Letters to the Editor

          Terry League writes about the historic Cedar Oaks home and the L.Q.C. Lamar House, suggesting that voters be polled to determine who should pay for the upkeep and operating expenses. (June 3, 2013, Page 4)

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            OCVB incomes increase

            After struggling financially for the past couple of years, the Oxford Conference Center is ending 2011 with a 32 percent increase in revenue, according to director Hollis Green. (December 7, 2011, Page 1)

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              More renovations planned for Cedar Oaks

              Cedar Oaks underwent a pressure wash and will soon be painted on the outside as efforts continue to update the home and prepare it with a mission that will suit both the Cedar Oaks Guild and the city of Oxford. (October 20, 2011, Page 8)

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                Double Decker tours take riders back in time

                Historical tours are sponsored by the Oxford Tourism Council and lead by local historian, Jack Lamar Mayfield, who delights those on the tour with stories about Oxford’s more famous residents like William Faulkner and L.Q.C. Lamar and describes a little bit about what life was like in Oxford when the town was brand new. (July 22, 2011, Page 1B)

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                  Cedar Oaks future questioned

                  A meeting last week to determine the best use of Cedar Oaks led to some solid ideas and the hope to meet again in the fall to keep finding the best use for the historic home. (July 1, 2011, Page 1A)

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                    Hearing set on alcohol use at Cedar Oaks

                    Those with concerns on what limitations should be placed on Cedar Oaks as an event venue should attend the public hearing at 5:15 p.m. at the Oxford Conference Center to discuss the historic home with the Tourism Council. (October 20, 2010, Page 2)

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