Lowell Thomas House
to be open for tours May 5 and 26
National Preservation Month...
Discover Our Hidden Gems – The Garst Museum
May is National Preservation Month. Sponsored by the National Trust for
Historic Preservation, the theme this year is “Discover Our Hidden
Locally, the Garst Museum, Bear’s Mill, and Main Street Greenville are
collaborating to bring historic preservation awareness to Greenville
and Darke County communities.
The Darke County Historical Society (the Garst Museum) has as its
mission to collect, preserve, exhibit, study, and interpret materials
relating to the history and culture of Darke County, Ohio as part of
the development of the crossroads of the American experience. Permanent
exhibitions of national significance include the Annie Oakley Center,
the Treaty of Greenville, Lowell Thomas, and Ohio Native Americans.
In honor of National Historic Preservation Month, the Lowell Thomas
House, which has been preserved at the Garst Museum, will be open for
tours from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm on May 5 and May 26. Enter the museum
through the glass doors next to the parking lot. Admission to the house
is free, but regular admission to tour the museum will apply.
A special joint membership deal for Historic Preservation Month is also
offered during May. Partnering together for the places that matter are
Bear’s Mill, Main Street Greenville, and Garst Museum (Darke County
Historical Society). Your support will allow all three organizations to
continue their mission to ensure that our local treasures remain intact
and celebrated for years to come. The special membership package
includes an individual membership to each organization for a year at a
discounted price of $50. This offer is for new members only.
Stop by Garst Museum or Bear’s Mill or visit www.DowntownGreenville.org
to support our treasures today!
The Garst Museum is located at:
205 N. Broadway, Greenville, OH 45331
web site: www.garstmuseum.org