June 28, 2017

Hvtvm Cehecares:
My Unforgettable Weekend with New Friends from the Muscogee (Creek) Nation

"During the weekend of October 15 and 16, I was privileged to travel with Oxford’s Muscogee (Creek) Nation guests to Etowah State Park in Cartersville, Georgia. I felt an array of emotions, but was mostly honored that complete strangers would allow me to spend time and get an intimate glimpse into their culture."
June 10, 2017

Oxford History

"The earliest record of a hotel in Oxford dates to 1858 under the ownership of John Spencer. Records and photos of the establishment are few and far between: much documentation is credited from The Jacksonville Republican and The Anniston Star newspapers.

April 20, 2017

Streets of Oxford

"During the early days of the 1830s when the Snow and Simmons families acquired the land in present downtown Oxford, streets were few—many only being crude, narrow, wagon paths."
April 11, 2017
Portrait of John F. Dodson

Professor John LaFayette Dodson

"John LaFayette Dodson was born on April 10, 1837, to Samuel P. Dodson and Rebecca S. Gardner Dodson near Summerville, Georgia. When Dodson was nine years old, he suffered a health condition that disabled his arm—a disability that followed him for the rest of his life."