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 […]

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 […]

One Book, One Community Returns with Killers of the Flower Moon

February 9, 2018

Story provided by Stillwater Public Library Be part of a six week series on one of 2017’s most celebrated and award-winning books. “One Book, One Community: Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and […]

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 […]

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 […]