Homecoming, Harvest, and Halloween

October 5, 2017

Story by Roger Moore, Photos courtesy of Sheerar Museum Photo Collection October means two things around Stillwater – Halloween and Homecoming. One has a history that dates back much longer than the community while the […]

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, […]

A Century of Cowboy Cadets

September 7, 2016

Story by Roger Moore, Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History Director For 100 years, Oklahoma State University’s Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) has helped prepare young men and women for service in the military. Graduates 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 […]

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 […]

The County Fair: Inspiring a Community to Achieve Excellence

August 1, 2014

By Ammie Bryant, Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History Director Today a Fair evokes thoughts of carnival rides and the midway with cotton candy, giant corndogs, and other deep-fried delights cooked on a stick.  In the […]

Old Central Remains Tangible Tie To “Where the College Came From”

April 8, 2014

by Ammie Bryant, Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History Director Originally called the College Building, Old Central serves as an iconic symbol of Oklahoma State University.  In 1894, its doors opened to students of the Oklahoma […]

History’s Mysteries and Stillwater’s First Responders

September 1, 2010

By Ammie Bryant, Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History Director In search of history, a researcher often discovers more questions than answers.  Last spring, public history graduate students began the initial legwork of researching the history […]