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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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  • Lovely museum that we were told about by the lady from the Wild Cat RV Resort! So pleased we stopped in as it was very well done and informative. Lots of history, military uniforms and much more plus ...  more »
  • A local museum full of local history that affected the whole world. Greenville is the hometown of Annie Oakley and this museum has a great exhibit on her including many of her personal items including...  more »
  • We spent about an hour and a half enjoying a wide range of exhibits in this sprawling complex. It’s an impressive achievement for a community of about 15,000 to display this much of their local histor...  more »
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  • 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.