“A Very Literary War: British Trench Poets and the Survival of Robert Graves”

March 30, 2017

The Great War originated in Europe and had a global impact from July of 1914 until November of 1918. In April of 1917 United States President Woodrow Wilson went before Congress to request a declaration […]

Hideaway Pizza: A Stillwater Tradition since 1957

March 13, 2017

By Ammie Bryant, Editor Photos provided by Marti Dermer and The Original Hideaway Pizza. Born at home in 1939, at the corner of Ramsey and University, Richard Dermer spent his first twenty-five years living–and the […]

A New and Improved Sheerarmuseum.org

March 11, 2017

Story and images provided by Brandon Neal Jones, Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History Registrar There is a lot happening at the Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History, and a lot of that change is happening behind […]

How Sweet the Sound: The Stillwater Pipe Band

March 8, 2017

Story by Sam Shook, Photos provided by Stillwater Pipe Band The sweet, shrill echoes of bagpipes conjure images of days long past, of merriment and celebration. They lift one’s spirits to the green highlands and […]

The Turtle Island Quartet brings back their Grammy-winning program A Love Supreme

February 20, 2017

The ensemble salutes John Coltrane & more at Oklahoma State University’s Seretean Center Concert Hall on March 7, 2017. Classical and jazz innovators Turtle Island Quartet perform from their iconic Grammy®-winning program A Love Supreme, the music of John Coltrane, […]

Grand Opera House Returns

February 14, 2017

Story and Photos provided by Roger Moore, Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History Director If the walls at 116 East Ninth Avenue could talk, they would tell stories of fireworks from the roof, hypnotists, theatre groups […]

To the War is Gone

February 9, 2017

Story by Sam Shook, Contributing Writer   Photos provided by Cindy McGill, Sherl Holesko, and Kylie Vincent Imagine, for a moment, that you could step back through the years, and witness a battle of the American Civil […]

Call for Artists: 2017 Stillwater Arts Festival (April 22-23)

January 24, 2017

MEDIA RELEASE The City of Stillwater is now accepting artist applications for the 2017 Stillwater Arts Festival. The festival, now in its 40th year, is scheduled for April 22 and 23, 2017 in Downtown Stillwater. […]

Be a Tourist in Your Own Community: A Fresh Look at the National Wrestling Hall of Fame

January 18, 2017

Story and photos provided by Visit Stillwater with permission from Nedra McDaniel Last year we launched the series “Be a Tourist in Your Own Community” highlighting tips and suggestions about experiencing unique events and attractions […]

Another Busy Year Ahead for Stillwater’s History Museum

January 15, 2017

Story by Roger Moore, Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History Director Forty-two years in the books. So, what’s next for the old building at the corner of 7th and Duncan? First, for those new to Stillwater, […]

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