Friends Of Fort Jefferson 2023 Garst Heritage Award Recipient
The Darke County Historical Society’s Heritage Award, initiated 40 years ago, recognizes outstanding citizens or organizations for their...
The Garst Museum, a historical museum with roots in the American experience, houses over 300,000 artifacts on display in 35,000 square feet of exhibit space within six major and two minor venues. The Garst House, which earlier served as an inn, has six additional building wings. The house was donated to the Darke County Historical Society in 1946 by the Garst family.
The Village Wing
Early Main Street Expereince
Kay Brown Photo Gallery
Currier & Ives Collection
Period American Furnishings
Great Darke County Fair
Early Agriculture Equipment
Early Domestic Equipment
Darke County Genealogy
Local History Archives
Regional Research Center
The much anticipated collection of original prints by artist and local native Don Mong depicting Greenville and the surrounding area is now in stock. Additional prints and products will be added as they arrive in house.
Many thanks to Don for his generous donation of these images to the benefit of The Garst Museum.
When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself.
Visit the Museum Store to find a curated collection of
books, cd's, toys & games, collectables, post cards, posters and much more!