Oak Grove Heritage House
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About Oak Grove Heritage House
 Oxford's Historic Community Building was originally the Presbyterian Church.  The stone cornerstone of this brick building was laid August 24, 1901, and the building served as the Presbyterian Church until 1976.  In 1980 the building was scheduled for demolition but a group of determined citizens organized a not-for profit corporation called Oak Grove Heritage House, Inc. and purchased the building, saving it from the wrecking ball.  The building is on the National and Indiana State Registers of Historic Sites and Structures and is known for its "Richardson Romanesque" style of architecture.  The restored building has beautiful stained glass windows, that were made and shipped to Oxford from Germany.  There is an original corkfloor in the Sunday School room.

​There is a museum room and gift shop located in the building.  Handmade gifts and rag rugs, woven on the large antique loom housed in the basement, along with other handmade items, are offered for sale in the gift shop.  Historic artifacts, family pictures and business memorabilia donated by the community are on display in the museum.

Each year, two major fund raisers are held to help maintain this beautiful old building.  A Garden Tour and Salad Luncheon is held the second Saturday of each June and a Holiday Open House and Bazaar is held the second Saturday of each November.

The building is available for community and private events.  To schedule your event, contact the Heritage House by mail to PO Box 261 Oxford, IN  47971 or by phone to 
Becky at 765-586-5274, Jane at 765-884-1195 or
 Cindy at 765-869-5344.  
You may also email us at oakgroveheritagehouse@yahoo.com 

Due to increased  utility expenses and the cost of adequate snow removal, the Heritage House will not be available for rent for weddings and special events from November to April of each year.

Volunteers to help with events are always needed and appreciated. You do not need to be a member to volunter. 

Tuesday afternoon (1-4pm) "work sessions" are held.  Volunteers and members gather together, cut and sew the rags for the rugs, make crafts, plan events and share ideas while enjoying an afternoon of fellowship, refreshments and good times for a worthy cause.

Gifts may be tax deductible, check with your tax accountant. Contact us for more information.
Membership to the Members and Friends of Heritage House
Membership is open to anyone.
Current dues are:
$10/yr individual
$15/yr family
$20/yr booster
$100 life membership