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The Community Church


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The Community church was organized in 1872, and constructed the following year at a cost of $2,000. The church had a starting membership of 15. It is known for being one of the oldest churches in the area, and is still being used for community functions.


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The Old Mill

The Old Mill was built in 1874 by D.N. Cook and John Hewitt. A 3 mile race was hand-dug parallel to the Arkansas River which produced the electricity necessary to run the mill. A dam was built across the river to help the mill grow. In 1910

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The Community Church

The Community church was organized in 1872, and constructed the following year at a cost of $2,000. The church had a starting membership of 15

Oxford, KS Historic Churches

The Humphrey House

The Humphrey Home was built by former slaves in 1867 following the Civil War. The walls of the home are 16 inches thick and featured a large lawn area where many socials were held. The home was restored in 1977

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The Carriage House

The Carriage House, built in the early 1800s was the first brick home built in Oxford. John J. Hahn was the first of several owners.

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The Community Church

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