Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History is Puttin’ on the Ritz!

June 7, 2016

The Sheerar Museum Board of Trustees is Puttin’ on the Ritz in support of the Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History.  Proceeds from the event will benefit the operations of the museum. Puttin’ on the Ritz […]

Mystery at the Museum or “The Case of the Anonymous Doorstep Donation”

May 26, 2016

By Brandon Neal Jones, Registrar and Ammie Bryant, Museum Director The Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History is truly grateful for every donation that furthers the mission of preserving Stillwater’s history, but donating to a museum […]

Record Turnout for the Sheerar Museum’s Newest Exhibit Opening and Program

April 10, 2016

By Ammie Bryant, Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History Director On March 8, the Stillwater Public Library kicked off its new community-wide reading event “Two Books, One Community Stillwater Reads The Great Gatsby and Fire in […]

“Stillwater in the 1920s”

March 31, 2016

By Ammie Bryant, Director of the Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History The 1920s was known as the Jazz Age. The glittery Gatsby image of flappers and slick young men decked out in raccoon coats dancing […]

Sheerar Museum: preserving Stillwater’s History for over 40 years

December 28, 2015

by Ammie Bryant, Sheerar Museum Director The Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History begins its 42nd year of service to the community in 2016.  Dedicated to collecting, preserving, and presenting Stillwater’s unique history and rich culture, […]

Old Central Remains Tangible Tie To “Where the College Came From”

April 8, 2014

by Ammie Bryant, Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History Director Originally called the College Building, Old Central serves as an iconic symbol of Oklahoma State University.  In 1894, its doors opened to students of the Oklahoma […]

A History of the Northeast Corner of Seventh & Main

February 8, 2014

By Roger Moore,  Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History Since the early stages of the twentieth century, the northeast corner of Seventh and Main Streets has produced plenty of memories for residents of the Stillwater community. […]

School Days

September 6, 2013

by Ammie Bryant, Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History Director Last month the kids returned to school and some of our Stillwater students experienced the first day of school in a brand new Highland Park Elementary […]

Did Oklahoma Really Begin in Stillwater?

April 22, 2013

By Ammie Bryant, Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History Director Many of us know the story of the Land Run of 1889 and have repeated the claim that Stillwater is where Oklahoma began, but did Oklahoma […]

The History of Stillwater’s separate school, Washington School

February 2, 2013

by Ammie Bryant, Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History Director February is African American History month. The origins of African American History month can be traced back to the 1920s.  Carter G. Woodson was a Harvard-trained […]

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