Garst Museum

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Garst House
Garst Museum.jpg
Side and front of the museum
Garst Museum is located in Ohio
Garst Museum
Garst Museum is located in the US
Garst Museum
Location205 N. Broadway, Greenville, Ohio
Coordinates40°6′25″N 84°38′13″W / 40.10694°N 84.63694°W / 40.10694; -84.63694Coordinates: 40°6′25″N 84°38′13″W / 40.10694°N 84.63694°W / 40.10694; -84.63694
Arealess than one acre
Architectural styleLate Victorian
NRHP reference #77001056[1]
Added to NRHPNovember 16, 1977

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[1] Today it is a local history museum operated by the Darke County Historical Society.[2]


The 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.[2][3][4]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ a b Garst Museum website
  3. ^ Garst Museum in Ohio Traveler
  4. ^ Darke County Genealogical Society website

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