Hospice History

May 15, 2017

Story provided by Judith Karman Hospice from their May 2017 newsletter. The hospice concept is ancient.  One of the earliest hospices we know of was in Jerusalem in 1046, the Hospice of St. John. It […]

Oklahoma Sports

May 3, 2017

Story by Roger Moore, Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History Director Long before the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Russell Westbrook was grabbing headlines on sports pages in Oklahoma, two giants from Oklahoma A&M brought national acclaim, championships, […]

Education: A Community’s Common Thread

April 10, 2017

Roger Moore, Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History Director The phone rings often at the Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History. The phone call goes something like this: Caller: “I’ve come across something that I think you […]

Hideaway Pizza: A Stillwater Tradition since 1957

March 13, 2017

By Ammie Bryant, Editor Photos provided by Marti Dermer and The Original Hideaway Pizza. Born at home in 1939, at the corner of Ramsey and University, Richard Dermer spent his first twenty-five years living–and the […]

A New and Improved Sheerarmuseum.org

March 11, 2017

Story and images provided by Brandon Neal Jones, Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History Registrar There is a lot happening at the Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History, and a lot of that change is happening behind […]

Grand Opera House Returns

February 14, 2017

Story and Photos provided by Roger Moore, Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History Director If the walls at 116 East Ninth Avenue could talk, they would tell stories of fireworks from the roof, hypnotists, theatre groups […]

To the War is Gone

February 9, 2017

Story by Sam Shook, Contributing Writer   Photos provided by Cindy McGill, Sherl Holesko, and Kylie Vincent Imagine, for a moment, that you could step back through the years, and witness a battle of the American Civil […]

Be a Tourist in Your Own Community: A Fresh Look at the National Wrestling Hall of Fame

January 18, 2017

Story and photos provided by Visit Stillwater with permission from Nedra McDaniel Last year we launched the series “Be a Tourist in Your Own Community” highlighting tips and suggestions about experiencing unique events and attractions […]

Another Busy Year Ahead for Stillwater’s History Museum

January 15, 2017

Story by Roger Moore, Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History Director Forty-two years in the books. So, what’s next for the old building at the corner of 7th and Duncan? First, for those new to Stillwater, […]

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