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 […]

Stillwater American Legion Post 129 Celebrates 100 Years of Service

March 5, 2020

by Rachel Seitz 2020 marks one hundred years since the official chartering of American Legion Post 129. Located at 611 S. Main, the post is known for its dedicated service to Stillwater veterans, its rich […]

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. […]

The Gems who made our gems

February 7, 2020

Stillwater’s Jewelers through the years Story by Roger Moore The origins of Valentine’s Day are probably not what you think. A little research shows Romans, martyrs, and third-century decapitations, not something associated with romance. However, […]

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 […]

Beautiful Time Capsules

November 12, 2019

Behind the Scenes at the Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar  Story by Amelia E. Chamberlain, Director  While the Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. […]

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 […]

More than Just Another Brick in the Wall

September 11, 2019

Story by Roger Moore Images courtesy of Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar Photograph collections and exhibits It is hard to imagine what Frenchmen Louis Jardot would think about his section of land in the […]

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