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Pat Coleman
· October 8, 2016
Visited 1st time today and took out of town family. We were all so impressed with the quality of the museum exhibits. The staff we dealt with were so friendly and knowledgeable, the whole facility a...nd restrooms were spotless. Clearly, the staff does a wonderful job with everything! So happy we visited and will highly recommend it to anyone. Especially loved the Annie Oakley artifacts - very moving and interesting - every bit of it! See More
Norene Iseler
· August 5, 2015
I was able to stop there on my way back to MI from visiting my daughters in VA
It was worth the extra driving time. My main reason was the Annie Oakley exhibit. I was overwhelm with the items that... they had. From guns to fine china that was her. I even had the pleasure of meeting an family member of hers. I was at a loss of words. Not only do they have Annie Oakley items. They also have so much more. Carriages, tools are just to name a few. I did not have the time to go to each exhibit, but I will be making another trip down there and spending more time to look at everything they had See More
Roger B. Cutter
· July 28, 2016
Roger Cutter and my friend Pauline Eaglewing do a impersonation of Annie and Frank. The drive to Greenville on our way home was worth every minute. What a wonderful museum, wonderful people and Smiths...onian quality displays. We learned so much about Annie and Frank and left with books and posters. Will be back next year. Put it on your travel itinerary. See More
Rob Schilling
· October 13, 2016
Very nice place ....great history of darke county and Greenville....staff is amazing with knowledge ....
Tim Gilbert
· June 8, 2016
Many local people are featured, and extensive exhibits on Annie Oakley and Lowell Thomas, and the 1795 Treaty of Greenville. Some of these could be modernized but very well presented.
Matt Staugler
· May 9, 2016
Smithsonian-level exhibits at this gem of a museum. Terrific interpretation and very well laid out. Worth the trip.
Peggy Sedam Rhoades
· March 22, 2015
A few years ago we took Skylan and Corbin Robison from Columbus thru it and they enjoyed it alot.
Keith Fitzwater
· December 4, 2012
great place to visit & tour,lot's of history there
Beverly Vardaman
March 7, 2012
A great place to visit, love the Annie Oakley Center, there is so much more to see and study.
Alf Waggener
December 20, 2011
Fascinating: Lots to see. Great history. Enjoyed every minute.
Tommy Moore
· November 24, 2013
Wonderful museum!
Mark Lewis
November 2, 2011
The best hometown museum around.
Matt Steiner
October 6, 2012
LOVED DARKE COUNTY I SAW MISS ANNIE OAKLEY GRAVE VERY GOOD

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In Remembrance of World War I

This package is of interest to the military buff as we approach the observance of the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice that brought World War I to an end.

Included are 4 passes to Garst Museum, two W. Britain miniature World War I soldiers, a coloring book of Airplanes of World War I, Out of the Trenches, a Soldier’s Diary from a Darke County serviceman, and three titles published by Osprey Publishing, Lawrence of Arabia, The US Army of World War I, and The American Expeditionary Forces in World War I.

World War I exhibits at Garst include memorabilia of Darke County natives Brigadier General Edward Sigerfoos, the highest ranking US officer killed in WWI and Corporal Wilk Gunckle, who was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross US, the Purple Heart, the Croix de Guerre with bronze star from France, and the Belgian Croix de Guerre with bronze palm for his bravery on the Western front. The museum also has on exhibit WWI era flags from the Middle East including a portion of the 1917 surrender flag from Jerusalem.

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