From the Editor (April 2017)

April 2, 2017

by Ammie Bryant I love the Arts! And of course the humanities too. So much of my life has been deeply rooted in the humanities: the study of history, literature, and culture. While the humanities […]

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 […]

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, […]

WWI explained through Veteran’s Day performance at Stillwater Public Library

November 4, 2016

MEDIA RELEASE “The Great War” was responsible for many of history’s “firsts.” Chemical weapons. Blood banks and plastic surgery. Tanks and aircraft carriers. New types of warfare were responsible for the development of all of […]

1916-2016: A CENTURY OF COWBOY CADETS Exhibit opening September 7, 2016

September 5, 2016

STILLWATER, Okla. (SEPT. 1, 2016) – The Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History opens a new exhibit, “1916-2016: A Century of Cowboy Cadets”, on Wednesday, September 7, 2016. A reception with refreshments will be held from […]

From the Editor (July 2016 edition)

July 15, 2016

by Ammie Bryant, Editor Stillwater Living Magazine is 13 years old! Our publication is entering its teens, and like our children, we hope it will continue to grow and blossom during the next several years—but […]

“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 […]

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, […]

The History of Stillwater’s separate school, Washington School

February 2, 2013

by Ammie Bryant, Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History Director February is African American History month. The origins of African American History month can be traced back to the 1920s.  Carter G. Woodson was a Harvard-trained […]