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 […]

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 […]

Sheerar Center Turns 90

November 15, 2018

Story and photos provided by Amy Loch, Director of Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar This November we are celebrating the 90th Anniversary of the Sheerar Center, originally built by the First Church of Christ, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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