Tasty Tales of Stillwater History Through Recipe Cards

July 6, 2020

Tasty Tales of Stillwater History Through Recipe Cards Story provided by Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar Director Amelia Chamberlain Getting ready to cook a recipe isn’t quite what it used to be. Instead of […]

“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 […]

Stillwater History: Magic Lanterns and Technological Obsolescence

February 9, 2020

Story provided by Amelia Chamberlain, Director of Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar The Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar’s exhibit and programmatic focus in 2020 is on preservation; in particular, preservation of family heirlooms. […]

Preserving Our Cultural Heritage for the Future

January 14, 2020

Story by Amelia Chamberlain, Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar Director One of the Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar’s community roles is to receive and collect the material culture of Stillwater and to preserve […]

Stillwater Museum Welcomes New Director

October 3, 2019

Story submitted by Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar There’s a new director at the Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar—be sure to drop by and say hello! Amelia Chamberlain has a lifelong love of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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