We are currently only OPEN Thursdays, 1pm to 4pm for Throwback Thursdays with Don!
Housed in the 1869 Prowse House, the Museum, opened in 1985, has been operated by the Friends of Oakdale Heritage since 2009.
Oakdale High School's first graduating class was in 1894 and consisted of 6 students: 1 boy and 5 girls. The second graduating class had 11 students: 4 boys and 7 girls. OHS celebrated its 125th Anniversary in October, 2018.
In Victorian times, this is where visitors were greeted. You'll see the items of everyday life: a pocket watch, a hat pin, a knife and a pipe. These are remnants of a bygone era, personal items we no longer carry with us, but things our grandparents wouldn't be without.
This once was the room where friends and family gathered to celebrate and share life's abundance. Now, it is a repository for Oakdale businesses and the people who ran them...along with a few more 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.
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