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Sunday, April 26, 2015

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HPC still not happy with renovation plan

Members of the Oxford Historic Preservation Commission told a developer he was in the “home stretch” with his plans to renovate an 1890s home on South Lamar, but that wasn’t quite there yet. (April 15, 2015, Page 1A, 3A)

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    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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      The Carter-Tate mansion – demolition by neglect

      The Carter-Tate mansion was one of several homes in Oxford that were lost through years of neglect. Historian Jack Mayfield will be focusing on those houses in future columns. (January 3, 2014, Page 2B)

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        City cabin OK’d for move to county

        The Oxford Historic Preservation Commission approved a wood cabin being moved from where it’s now located, off Old Taylor Road, to out in the county during its regular meeting Tuesday. (July 10, 2013, Page 1, 3)

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          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)

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            Landmark status sought for Shaw House

            The Oxford Historic Preservation Commission will be contacting the owners of the 165-year-old Shaw house  on Jackson Avenue East in hopes they will agree to allowing the city to pursue getting the house listed on the National Register of Historic Homes. (May 15, 2013, Page 1)

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