Wedding Memories in Stillwater

August 12, 2019

By Dr. Mark Janzen, Director of Museum Studies at UCO We all have moments in our lives that we want to remember. Birthdays, graduations, weddings, and a hundred other special occasions mark the various stages […]

Music at OSU

June 7, 2019

Story by Matthew Koster, Intern, Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar To celebrate the growth and history of the OSU music department, the Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar will open an exhibit, “Kappa Kappa […]

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 […]

Band of Eagles: Honoring a Legacy of Music, Service, and Leadership

August 6, 2018

Story by Ammie Bryant Jared Croston’s family has a long history with BSA. His grandfather, granduncles, father, and uncles were all Boy Scouts. Now, Croston is following in those footsteps. He’s a Life Scout with […]

Homecoming, Harvest, and Halloween

October 5, 2017

Story by Roger Moore, Photos courtesy of Sheerar Museum Photo Collection October means two things around Stillwater – Halloween and Homecoming. One has a history that dates back much longer than the community while the […]

Friday Night Lights in Historic Stillwater

September 7, 2017

Story and images provided by Roger Moore Historians speak of Stillwater’s early settlers pitching tents and dipping their feet in Stillwater creek near what is now Couch Park. Those early Kansans we know as Boomers […]

Oklahoma Sports

May 3, 2017

Story by Roger Moore, Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History Director Long before the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Russell Westbrook was grabbing headlines on sports pages in Oklahoma, two giants from Oklahoma A&M brought national acclaim, championships, […]

G.I.s and the Growth of Stillwater in the Late 1940s

October 17, 2016

Story by Roger Moore, Director of Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History Photos Courtesy of OSU Library Special Collections and University Archives Seventy years ago in the immediate aftermath of World War II, Stillwater and Oklahoma […]

A Century of Cowboy Cadets

September 7, 2016

Story by Roger Moore, Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History Director For 100 years, Oklahoma State University’s Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) has helped prepare young men and women for service in the military. Graduates of […]

Stillwater’s Flight: From Barnstormers to Commercial Air Service

August 17, 2016

Story by Roger Moore, Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History Director Images courtesy of Sheerar Museum photo collections Getting to and from Stillwater has not always been the easiest task. In the early years following the […]

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