“The Great Gatsby” opens April 7 at Town & Gown Theatre

April 2, 2016

Story and Photo provided by Town & Gown Theatre In partnership with the Stillwater Public Library’s Two Books, One Community reading program, Town and Gown will present “The Great Gatsby” in April.  The community-wide reading […]

Enjoy free, live entertainment from local musicians and more at the Stillwater Arts Festival April 15–17

April 1, 2016

There’s less than one month left before the 39th Annual Stillwater Arts Festival kicks off in Downtown Stillwater April 15–17, 2016. Residents and visitors are encouraged to head downtown to experience one of Stillwater’s signature […]

“Stillwater in the 1920s”

March 31, 2016

By Ammie Bryant, Director of the Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History The 1920s was known as the Jazz Age. The glittery Gatsby image of flappers and slick young men decked out in racoon coats dancing […]

Theta Pond’s Not So Beautiful Beginnings

March 28, 2016

by Ammie Bryant, Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History Director Google “beautiful spots in Stillwater,” and chances are Theta Pond will top the list of search results.  Many visitors to the Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History […]

Still In Love In Stillwater: Date Night Ideas to Keep the Romance (and Fun!) in Your Relationship

March 11, 2016

By Jefferson and Ammie Bryant One of the perils many couples make when planning a date night is trying too hard. You don’t necessarily need an elaborate, multi-tiered evening getaway to help rejuvenate your spirits, […]

Two Books, One Community: Stillwater Reads The Great Gatsby and Fire in Beulah

March 11, 2016

Story and images provided by the Stillwater Public Library When we think about the 1920s, we think of the fun and freedom before the Depression. Sleek flapper girls with fringe whirling as they Charleston across […]

The Settlers Call this place the Town of Stillwater

February 5, 2016

by Ammie Bryant, Director  of Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History There are many different stories and legends about how Stillwater got its name.   Some people say that Native American Indians in the area called the nearby […]

Sheerar Museum: preserving Stillwater’s History for over 40 years

December 28, 2015

by Ammie Bryant, Sheerar Museum Director The Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History begins its 42nd year of service to the community in 2016.  Dedicated to collecting, preserving, and presenting Stillwater’s unique history and rich culture, […]

Stillwater’s First Christmas

December 1, 2014

By Ammie Bryant, Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History Director Given the title of this article, you might imagine that Stillwater’s first Christmas occurred on December 25, 1889, just eight months following the first Land Run […]

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