How Dry Was It? Prohibition in Stillwater

September 14, 2017

Story and images provided by Amy Loch, Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History Director When you hear the word prohibition, most people imagine the roaring 20s filled with bootleg liquor and social excess, but not all […]

Friday Night Lights in Historic Stillwater

September 7, 2017

Story and images provided by Roger Moore Historians speak of Stillwater’s early settlers pitching tents and dipping their feet in Stillwater creek near what is now Couch Park. Those early Kansans we know as Boomers […]

While waiting at a traffic light ….

August 10, 2017

Story by Roger Moore, photos courtesy of the Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History For much of the summer, motorists entering Stillwater from the east on Highway 51 experienced a delay or two due to a […]

Sheerar Museum Welcomes New Director

August 4, 2017

Story provided by the Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History As always the Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History is in constant motion, and this summer is no different. The Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History is excited […]

Historic Stillwater at the Movies

July 5, 2017

Story by Roger Moore A small boy, bored while his mother shops in Depression-era downtown Stillwater, meanders up and down Main Street. Something catches his eye as he walks by an older building with a […]

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 […]

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