Explore the history of Granville County, North Carolina. With a history reaching back more than 200, Oxford, North Carolina is full of historic buildings and architecture from before the turn of the 20th century.
Start your journey in Oxford, North Carolina downtown. Here, you’ll see everything from Victorian-esque homes to Greek Revival architecture. Looking for added direction for your walking tour but don’t want to join a tour? The Oxford Historical Preservation Commission offers self-guided tours so you can learn about everything you see as you stroll along Main Street and through the College District.
Before you leave Oxford, be sure to stop by the Granville History Museum. Here, you’ll learn the ancient history of the region starting with the Indigenous culture as you explore artifacts, murals and oral history from around the county.
Big city calling your name? Head south to the state capital, Raleigh. Whether you want to continue your historical exploration at the North Carolina Museum of History, shift into other educational experiences at the North Carolina Museum of Art or North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, or even experience the thrill of a Carolina Hurricanes NHL game at PNC Arena, Raleigh is sure to entertain.
When you fly to a jet charter airport in Oxford, North Carolina, you’ll arrive at the Henderson-Oxford Airport. Situated just four miles northeast of Oxford, Henderson-Oxford Airport is perfectly situated for your North Carolina historic expedition.