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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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