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 […]

Stillwater’s History in Hats: From the Functional to the Sublime

May 9, 2020

Story provided by Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar The Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar has an extensive textile collection—including over 250 hats. The Museum’s collection also contains numerous historic photographs including pictures 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cool Classics Summer Concert Series Celebrates 13th Season at Sheerar Center

July 2, 2019

Story and photo provided by Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar This July, the “Cool Classics” summer concert series will return to the Stillwater History Museum and Sheerar Cultural Center Auditorium, located at 7th and […]

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