The Oakland Historical Society, established in 1969, is 501 (c) (3) public nonprofit. It operates and maintains the Nishna Heritage Museum and the adjoining Nishna Heritage Gardens. The organization endeavors to honor the contributions of the past, preserve the historical artifacts of the area, and educate present and future generations.
The 2016 Oakland Historical Society Officers are:
- Cyndy Haines; President
- Jean Blackburn; Treasurer
- Betsy Moniz; Secretary
- Jo Kates; Head Docent