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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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