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 […]

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 […]

Stillwater’s History Museum reflects on 2017 and looks forward to 2018

December 9, 2017

Story and photos provided by Amy Loch, Director of Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar It has been another exciting year at the Sheerar Museum. Over the course of the last year, the organization has […]

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 […]

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