The Museum was built on a 5 acre parcel by Robert Sydnor, Oakdale's first post master. As such, parking is in the back.
Our new Research Room honors Tim Haidlen's dedication to collecting photos and familiy histories of early residents.
In Victorian times, this is where visitors were greeted. You'll see the items of everyday life.
This once was the room where friends and family gathered to share life's abundance. Now, the focus is on Oakdale businesses and the people who ran them-along with a few surprises.
Back to the days of wood stoves, boiling water, churning butter and endless food preparation. It was "farm to table," as it was originally done.
Our replica of what it was like to do the shopping in downtown Oakdale, featuring relics from Oakdale Soda Works and Zaro & Cisi's Market.
Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and improve conditions for preserving the Collection. Your generous donation will help to further our mission, and is tax-deductible.