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Garst Museum, Greenville

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The Garst House, also known as the Garst Museum, is an historic building located at 205 North Broadway in Greenville, Ohio, United States. On November 16, 1977, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places Today it is a local history museum operated by the Darke County Historical Society.MuseumThe Garst Museum contains exhibits about Annie Oakley, Lowell Thomas, Native American culture, local military activities, pioneer life and prehistory. There is also a display of two streets of old village shops. America is presented through a wide range of artifacts. There is a Treaty room with over 1,000 artifacts, including the Treaty of Green Ville. The Lowell Thomas Birthplace was moved to the museum grounds and is open on weekends in the summer. The museum also features a genealogy library operated by the Darke County Genealogical Society and a gift shop.
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  • We originally came here to see the Annie Oakley National Center and were very pleasantly surprised to discover a fine small museum containing many informative exhibits. A particularly poignant display...  more »
  • If you are in the area don't miss this opportunity. The museum is well laid out with exhibits about the local area, indian relations and best if all Annie Oakley. We were there for over 2 hours. Ask t...  more »
  • On a lovely day, my wife and I decided to do a little Ohio history with our 4 grandchildren 13, 11, 8 and 6. We learned that Annie Oakley was from Greenville, Ohio, about an hour away, and drove there...  more »
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  • Very well done museum for a small town. We were hoping to see more about Annie Oakley but still enjoyed our visit. We were there 2 hours and rushed through quit a bit.
  • Amazing amount of history and artifacts. Very well organized. Had a great time.
  • Unique with a capital U. Jam packed with down-home things.
  • Awesome displays
  • Loved seeing so much history in a small town. Though they should add a student discount (college age), I had to push my roommate not from town to check it out.

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