Summertime Memories

June 10, 2018

Story and images provided by Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar Everyone has their favorite summertime memories. No matter where you grew up, the Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar’s new “Summertime Fun” exhibit will […]

Stillwater’s 2018 Summer Activity Guide

April 22, 2018

With summer break on the horizon, many families will be making plans for summer activities. Stillwater has a plethora of recreational opportunities, day camps, and programs to choose from. We have compiled this list of […]

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 […]

Have a Stillwater Spring Break Stay-cation

March 10, 2018

Story by Sally Finnegan For both Stillwater Public Schools and Oklahoma State University, Spring Break begins March 16 and ends March 25. When considering activities and opportunities for entertainment and fun in Stillwater, there are […]

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 […]

Nuclear Blast from the Past

January 13, 2018

Story by James Gregory, Registrar at the Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar Images courtesy of the Stillwater History Museum Photo Collections On August 20, 1964, a 200 bed, emergency Civil Defense (CD) hospital arrived […]

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 […]

The Study of Civil War Quilts: 1850-1865

November 8, 2017

Story by Carly Lewis, images provided by Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar The Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar is proud to announce the new arrival of a traveling quilt exhibit, “The Study of […]

In the Fallout Shelter: Civil Defense in Stillwater

October 11, 2017

by James Gregory, Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History Registrar One of the most recognizable symbols of the Cold War era is the black and yellow sign with the words “Fallout Shelter” that we’ve all seen […]

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