Community Collections Collaborations

September 7, 2020

Story by Amelia Chamberlain, Director Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar What do you do when your mission overlaps with other Stillwater institutions? Why, you collaborate, of course! There are at least three Stillwater organizations […]

“Where Oklahoma Began”

April 5, 2020

Stillwater’s Earliest Citizens Story by Rachel Seitz, Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar OSU Writing Intern  On April 22, 1889, cannon fire signaled the official start of the first Oklahoma Land Run, which opened up […]

The Gems who made our gems

February 7, 2020

Stillwater’s Jewelers through the years Story by Roger Moore The origins of Valentine’s Day are probably not what you think. A little research shows Romans, martyrs, and third-century decapitations, not something associated with romance. However, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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