Sheerar Center Turns 90

November 15, 2018

Story and photos provided by Amy Loch, Director of Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar This November we are celebrating the 90th Anniversary of the Sheerar Center, originally built by the First Church of Christ, […]

Tennis and Teachable Moments from the Past

October 11, 2018

Story by Roger Moore Last month, on a tennis court far, far away, multiple verbal exchanges between perhaps the greatest women’s player of all time and the chair umpire continued a narrative much larger than […]

A Datebook with History

October 4, 2018

Story and image provided by Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar The Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar has been celebrating the history of Stillwater for forty-four years. In 1987, the Stillwater Museum Association became […]

“Who Does Your Exhibits?”

September 8, 2018

Story and photos provided by Amy Loch, Director of the Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar In 2018, the Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar has already had over 2,000 museum visitors and 6,000 auditorium […]

Payne County Council of Defense

August 1, 2018

Story by James Gregory, Registrar of the Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar Photos courtesy of the Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar On April 6, 1917, the United States declared war on Germany. Life […]

Baseball and July a Natural Match

July 12, 2018

Story and images by Roger Moore A few years from now, residents of Stillwater will be able to attend baseball games at a state-of-the-art baseball stadium. Architectural renderings are floating around for all to see […]

Roger’s Fun With Flags

June 13, 2018

Story by Roger Moore A Wisconsin schoolteacher originated a holiday celebrating the American flag’s birthday in 1885. The observance reached New York City and Philadelphia four years later. In 1894, the Governor of New York […]

Summertime Memories

June 10, 2018

Story and images provided by Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar Everyone has their favorite summertime memories. No matter where you grew up, the Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar’s new “Summertime Fun” exhibit will […]

10 Cent Sodas and a Story or Two

May 10, 2018

Roberson entertained many for 50-plus years at Ewing Electric By Roger Moore There was not a big news bulletin announcing the passing of Winston Douglas Roberson. The New York Times did not run an obituary. […]

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