Tennis and Teachable Moments from the Past

October 11, 2018

Story by Roger Moore Last month, on a tennis court far, far away, multiple verbal exchanges between perhaps the greatest women’s player of all time and the chair umpire continued a narrative much larger than […]

A Datebook with History

October 4, 2018

Story and image provided by Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar The Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar has been celebrating the history of Stillwater for forty-four years. In 1987, the Stillwater Museum Association became […]

“Who Does Your Exhibits?”

September 8, 2018

Story and photos provided by Amy Loch, Director of the Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar In 2018, the Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar has already had over 2,000 museum visitors and 6,000 auditorium […]

Payne County Council of Defense

August 1, 2018

Story by James Gregory, Registrar of the Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar Photos courtesy of the Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar On April 6, 1917, the United States declared war on Germany. Life […]

Baseball and July a Natural Match

July 12, 2018

Story and images by Roger Moore A few years from now, residents of Stillwater will be able to attend baseball games at a state-of-the-art baseball stadium. Architectural renderings are floating around for all to see […]

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 […]

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