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,
TUCSON AZ GO TO GARST
The GreatTVAuction will be broadcast starting TONIGHT and airing all week, from April 16 to April 21.
The show starts at 6pm on ThinkTV16 (and on the live-stream) and at 9pm on ThinkTV14....
Darke County Historical Society/Garst Museum Auction Listing:
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.