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5. OXFORD TOWN PARK - Former site of the Oxford High School. Recent restoration of the beach as part of a “living shoreline project” created 2 terraced sitting walls, a protective groin and a sandy beach with native grasses which will stop further erosion and provide valuable aquatic habitat. A similar project has been completed adjacent to the ferry dock. A kayak launch site has also been located near the ferry dock. 6. OXFORD MUSEUM - Morris & Market Sts. Devoted to the memories and tangible mementos of Oxford, MD. Open Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Mondays from 10 to 4 and Sundays from 1-4. The Museum is open April through November. For more info. tel: 410-226-0191. 7. OXFORD LIBRARY - 101 Market St. Founded in 1939 and on its present site since 1950. Hours are Mon.-Sat., 10-4. 8. THE BRATT MANSION (ACADEMY HOUSE) - 205 N. Morris St. Served as quarters for the officers of a Maryland Military Academy built about 1848. (Private residence) 9. BARNABY HOUSE - 212 N. Morris St. Built in 1770 by sea captain Richard Barnaby, this charming house contains original pine woodwork, corner fireplaces and an unusually lovely handmade staircase. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places. (Private residence)

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Museum: 25 S. Washington St., Easton 410-822-0773 · www.hstc.org Hours: Mon. - Sat., 10 to 4 Tharpe Antiques & Decorative Arts: 30 S. Washington St., Easton Hours: Tues. - Sat., 10 to 4, Sun., 11 to 4 410-820-7525 129

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August 2011 Tidewater Times