Thursday, August 8, 2013

Oxford Historical Society to present peach festival

OXFORD - The Oxford Historical Society will present its annual Peach Festival from 4-7 p.m. Aug. 24 in St. Peter's Church, 421 Oxford Road.
This year's theme is "The Children of Oxford."
Vintage photos of local children will be on display, as well as antique children's clothing.

Homemade peach shortcake with choices of fresh peaches and peach ice cream will be on sale.

Admission is $1.

Those who have formal or informal photographs of local children are asked to contact Dorothy DeBisschop, Oxford Town Historian, at 203 910-4574 to set up an appointment for scanning the pictures. 

Images of sports teams, school events, and youth groups of all kinds are sought as well as informal individual snapshots taken through the years to the present day.

Proceeds will go toward continuing restoration and operation of the Twitchell-Rowland Homestead Museum at 60 Towner Lane.

For information, call Nancy Farnum, 203 888-0230.

This is a press release from the Oxford Historical Society.

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