Annie Oakley, Little Miss Sure Shot, was born close to Greenville in Darke County Ohio. The Annie Oakley Center at Garst Museum in Greenville has the foremost collection dedicated to the life of Annie Oakley. Little Miss Sure Shot achieved fame with Buffalo Bill's Wild West show. She married Frank Butler and they traveled as a team to entertain kings and queens with Annie's extraordinary marksmanship.

The Treaty of Greene Ville with American Indian tribes made possible the westward settlement of the United States. Garst Museum in Greenville, Ohio features exhibits on military history that span history from prehistoric times to Vietnam and Desert Storm. General Anthony Wayne, early frontiersmen, settlers, Tecumseh, Little Turtle, Blue Jacket, William Wells, Lewis and Clark, Zachary Lansdowne, the USS Shenandoah, are featured in exhibits in this world class museum.

Pioneer broadcaster Lowell Thomas befriended Lawrence of Arabia and wrote of the famous Englishman's many adventures. View the extensive collection of Lowell Thomas memorabilia which spans four decades of his career with NBC and CBS.

23 September, 2014
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23 September, 2014
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