Newsletters and meeting minutes from our new partner, The Society for the Preservation of Historic Oakwood, are now available on DigitalNC. The Oakwood neighborhood is located in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina, and is known for its historic Victorian era housing. The neighborhood was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.
The digitized meeting minutes cover 1972-2001, and document various board and committee meetings of the Society for the Preservation of Historic Oakwood. These minutes give insight into neighborhood initiatives through the years including event planning, building preservation projects, board elections, and fundraising.
The digitized newsletters cover 1973-2006, and were created to keep everyone in the neighborhood up to date with local happenings. Becoming longer and more elaborate over time, the newsletters include messages from the SPHO president, event calendars, club meetings, neighborhood awards, and short articles about municipal issues. Popular annual events that are covered include the candlelight and garden tours, the neighborhood jazz brunch, the July 4th picnic and parade, and an annual pig pickin’.
To browse the collection of meeting minutes and newsletters, click here.