Historic Sites

Courthouse Square Historic District

Historic Lafayette County Courthouse

Historic Lafayette County Courthouse

  • Late 19th- and 20th-century revival, late Victorian, and Art Deco architectural styles
  • Buildings range from ca. 1866 to 1900

Historic Oxford Homes

  • Cedar Oaks
  • Ammadelle (ca. 1859) – Itallianate villa designed by architect Calvert Vaux
  • Isom Place (1843) – University of Mississippi’s charter was signed here
  • L.Q.C. Lamar House (1870) – home of one of the South’s most distinguished statesmen
  • Over 28 historical houses from ca. 1837 to 1932
  • Architectural styles include Greek Revival, neoclassical, Queen Anne and more

Historic Churches

  • 11 historical churches
  • College Hill Presbyterian (1846) – Union army of General Sherman used the church as living quarters. William Faulkner and Estelle Oldham Franklin were married at the church in 1929.
  • St. Peter’s Episcopal (1860) – Oxford’s oldest religious structure

Historic University of Mississippi Sites and Buildings