How Oklahoma Began

May 4, 2019

Story by Matthew Koster Photos provided by Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar This spring twenty-six classes of 3rd graders from Stillwater and the surrounding areas will take a trip to the Stillwater History Museum […]

Make it 2 Cheese Coneys, Please

April 10, 2019

By Roger Moore Although not always advisable with a limited lunch period, it was sometimes a race from Stillwater High to Washington Street to get two cheese coneys, fries, and a soft drink. It was […]

Explore your roots at free genealogy workshop series

April 9, 2019

Story provided by Stillwater Public Library The Payne County Genealogical Society (PCGS) is presenting a free three-part workshop series at the Stillwater Public Library to help individuals effectively research and compile their family history. The […]

Stillwater Main Street

April 4, 2019

Story by Matthew Koster Photos provided by Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar Stillwater’s Main Street began in 1889, following the first Oklahoma Land Run. Like any other city center, it became a hub of […]

Automobiles in Stillwater

March 7, 2019

Story by Jorge Luis Chavez, OSU History Student and Stillwater History Museum Intern In 1904 the first fully-operational automobile was showcased at the Stillwater County Fair.  On that day, the citizens of Stillwater began their […]

Still Pioneering Exhibit to Open March 7

February 7, 2019

Story by Amy Loch, Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar Without winning the college in 1890, Stillwater wouldn’t have been able to grow into the place that it is today.  What began as a small […]

A Year in the Life of a Local History Museum

January 5, 2019

Story and photos provided by Amy Loch, Director of Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar It is amazing how fast some years fly by, for the Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar, 2018 has been […]

Basket Quilts

December 6, 2018

Story and images provided by Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar This winter the Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar is featuring a traveling quilt show from the American Quilt Study Group, “The Study of […]

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