Volunteers Essential to Museum’s Mission

April 8, 2018

Story by Conner Hufnagel, photos provided by Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar Did you know that the 2018 National Volunteer Week runs from April 15-21st?  Established in 1974, by President Richard Nixon, National Volunteer […]

It was The Streak on The Strip

March 14, 2018

Story by Roger Moore While sitting in Fuzzy’s Taco Shop on Stillwater’s infamous “Strip” on a Thursday night in February – often the night many college students let off a little steam in preparation for […]

The Life of Boom and Bust Oil Towns in Payne County

March 7, 2018

Story and images provided by Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar Every March, Stillwater becomes abuzz with the community read “One Book, One Community.”  At the Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar, we are pleased […]

Food for Thought

February 10, 2018

Story by Roger Moore, Images courtesy of the Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar Photo Collection. With the closing of Mojo’s Rock‘n’Bowl Grill last month, coupled with an evening decision to visit Del Rancho, this […]

Finding a room at the inn

January 11, 2018

Story by Roger Moore There was a time, not too long ago actually, when finding a hotel room in Stillwater required plenty of advanced planning. But in 2018, it seems, much like the frequency of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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