The Oakland Area Historical Society
For Sale -- Membership
-- Society Functions
Owns the Macartney House Museum, 25 Main Street, Oakland
The Museum is open WEDNESDAY AFTERNOONS in
the Summer, by appointment at other times.
Member of "Central Kennebec
Heritage Council", along with
History House Museum,
C. Bates Museum,
Chase Smith Library,
the Norridgewock Historical Society
the Skowhegan History House Museum,
and the Waterville
About the Macartney House Museum
Built about 1815 by Leonard
Cornforth, mill owner in West Waterville.
Later owned by the Macartney
family, including William, William H, and Dwight; they served the town
in various posts for many years.
Acquired by the OAHS in 1974 from
People's Heritage Bank.
Moved north about 100 feet to its
A federal style Cape Cod, 2
stories, central chimney.
Furnished with many antiques and
Oakland area artifacts.
Contains a growing research library
of Oakland material.
Open summers, Wednesday, 1:30 to
4:30; other hours by appointment.
The Macartney House Museum
25 Main Street, Oakland