“Stillwater in the 1920s”

March 31, 2016

By Ammie Bryant, Director of the Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History The 1920s was known as the Jazz Age. The glittery Gatsby image of flappers and slick young men decked out in racoon coats dancing […]

The Settlers Call this place the Town of Stillwater

February 5, 2016

by Ammie Bryant, Director  of Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History There are many different stories and legends about how Stillwater got its name.   Some people say that Native American Indians in the area called the nearby […]

Sheerar Museum: preserving Stillwater’s History for over 40 years

December 28, 2015

by Ammie Bryant, Sheerar Museum Director The Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History begins its 42nd year of service to the community in 2016.  Dedicated to collecting, preserving, and presenting Stillwater’s unique history and rich culture, […]

The History of Stillwater’s separate school, Washington School

February 2, 2013

by Ammie Bryant, Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History Director February is African American History month. The origins of African American History month can be traced back to the 1920s.  Carter G. Woodson was a Harvard-trained […]

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