Oakland (ME) History and Genealogy

Oakland (ME) History and Genealogy
This page no longer has any connection with the Oakland Area Historical Society


In Honor of Oakland's Veterans
A listing of Oakland's war veterans from the Revolutionary War to the Present Day

Please send additions or corrections to the Webmaster at "mdenis46@gmail.com"

Some Tidbits of Oakland, Maine, History

Oakland, Maine, Families

Oakland Directories
1903 Register
-- 1911 -- 1913 -- 1925 -- 1929
1931 -- 1934 -- 1936 -- 1938 -- 1939 -- 1948

History of Messalonskee Lodge
West Waterville, Me., from its organization to the year 1870, by Abner Small, 1871

Oakland Area Marriages, 1977-1996 (Belgrade, Oakland, Rome, Sidney)

Letter from Edwin A Lowe to his mother, Mrs. Lucetta (Soule) Parker

Waterville Maine Genealogy
Website by Cindy Spaulding with very useful sections on early Waterville Families and Waterville Marriages 1830-1870.

Oakland Chronicle, 1932

Transcript of the Civil War journal kept by Abner R. Small while a prisoner in Virginia

Oakland Axes
from "Memories of Maine", Kennebec and Androscoggin River Valleys Edition, 
Summer 2014, used with the kind permission of 

David Branch, Publisher, 110 Marginal Way, Suite 123, Portland, Me. 04101


(207) 797-9597



Peter Vogt's Video of Emerson-Stevens, in operation in 1965

This is a short film made by Peter Vogt in 1965 about axe making in Oakland, Maine. It documents the process of creating fine axes in the Emerson Stevens shop -- the last axe factory to operate in Oakland. Oakland was once a world-famous center of quality blade-making.

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