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 […]

Stillwater Main Street

April 4, 2019

Story by Matthew Koster Photos provided by Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar Stillwater’s Main Street began in 1889, following the first Oklahoma Land Run. Like any other city center, it became a hub of […]

A Year in the Life of a Local History Museum

January 5, 2019

Story and photos provided by Amy Loch, Director of Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar It is amazing how fast some years fly by, for the Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar, 2018 has been […]

Basket Quilts

December 6, 2018

Story and images provided by Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar This winter the Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar is featuring a traveling quilt show from the American Quilt Study Group, “The Study of […]

“Who Does Your Exhibits?”

September 8, 2018

Story and photos provided by Amy Loch, Director of the Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar In 2018, the Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar has already had over 2,000 museum visitors and 6,000 auditorium […]

Payne County Council of Defense

August 1, 2018

Story by James Gregory, Registrar of the Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar Photos courtesy of the Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar On April 6, 1917, the United States declared war on Germany. Life […]

Stillwater’s 2018 Summer Activity Guide

April 22, 2018

With summer break on the horizon, many families will be making plans for summer activities. Stillwater has a plethora of recreational opportunities, day camps, and programs to choose from. We have compiled this list of […]

Volunteers Essential to Museum’s Mission

April 8, 2018

Story by Conner Hufnagel, photos provided by Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar Did you know that the 2018 National Volunteer Week runs from April 15-21st?  Established in 1974, by President Richard Nixon, National Volunteer […]

Spring Events and Programs at the Sheerar

February 2, 2018

Story and images by Amy Loch, Director of the Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar When I tell people I work at a history museum, I can usually tell by their reaction how they feel […]

Stillwater’s History Museum reflects on 2017 and looks forward to 2018

December 9, 2017

Story and photos provided by Amy Loch, Director of Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar It has been another exciting year at the Sheerar Museum. Over the course of the last year, the organization has […]

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