Barber Shop Musings

December 5, 2019

Story by Roger Moore What is one business, gathering place, or taken-for-granted downtown establishment that just about every rural community has or once had? Think about a classic scene from Clint Eastwood’s High Plains Drifter […]

Trivia, Quilts, & Veterans at the Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar

December 2, 2019

By Amelia Chamberlain, Director For the past three years, the Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar has created a datebook entitled “The Way We Were.” The bound booklet contains images of the permanent collection of […]

Beautiful Time Capsules

November 12, 2019

Behind the Scenes at the Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar  Story by Amelia E. Chamberlain, Director  While the Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. […]

More than Just Another Brick in the Wall

September 11, 2019

Story by Roger Moore Images courtesy of Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar Photograph collections and exhibits It is hard to imagine what Frenchmen Louis Jardot would think about his section of land in the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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