The County Fair: Inspiring a Community to Achieve Excellence

August 1, 2014

By Ammie Bryant, Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History Director Today a Fair evokes thoughts of carnival rides and the midway with cotton candy, giant corndogs, and other deep-fried delights cooked on a stick.  In the […]

Old Central Remains Tangible Tie To “Where the College Came From”

April 8, 2014

by Ammie Bryant, Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History Director Originally called the College Building, Old Central serves as an iconic symbol of Oklahoma State University.  In 1894, its doors opened to students of the Oklahoma […]

The “Cowboy” that inspired the Oklahoma State Cowboys: Frank “Pistol Pete” Eaton

September 5, 2011

By Ammie Bryant, Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History Director  “I’d rather have a pocket full of rocks than an empty gun.” If you’ve lived in Stillwater or been an Oklahoma State University student or fan for […]

History’s Mysteries and Stillwater’s First Responders

September 1, 2010

By Ammie Bryant, Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History Director In search of history, a researcher often discovers more questions than answers.  Last spring, public history graduate students began the initial legwork of researching the history […]

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