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Near Willowdell in Darke County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Annie Oakley’s Birthplace

 
 
Annie Oakley’s Birthplace Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, January 7, 2019
1. Annie Oakley’s Birthplace Marker
Close up of bronze plaque
Inscription.  World famous sharpshooter Annie Oakley was born Phoebe Ann Moses August 13, 1860 in a log cabin 1028 feet due east of here on land that had been in the Swallow family line for 127 years at the time this memorial was dedicated in June 1981 by the Annie Oakley Committee, Inc.
 
Erected 1981 by Annie Oakley Committee, Inc.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EntertainmentSportsWomen.
 
Location. 40° 19.079′ N, 84° 28.347′ W. Marker is near Willowdell, Ohio, in Darke County. Marker is at the intersection of Spencer Road (County Route 103) and Houschitt Road (County Route 130), on the right when traveling north on Spencer Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13625 Spencer Road, Yorkshire OH 45388, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Annie Oakley Parents' Grave (approx. 1.4 miles away); Greenville Treaty Line (approx. 5.2 miles away); North Star (approx. 5.2 miles away); Annie Oakley (approx. 5.2 miles away); St. Denis Parish - St. Valbert Cemetery (approx. 5.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 5˝ miles away); Miami Erie Canal Mile Stone (approx. 5.6 miles away); Miami and Erie Canal (approx. 5.6 miles away).
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Annie Oakley’s Birthplace Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, January 7, 2019
2. Annie Oakley’s Birthplace Marker
Full view from edge of road
Annie Oakley’s Birthplace Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, January 7, 2019
3. Annie Oakley’s Birthplace Marker
Marker as seen from a distance.
Annie Oakley’s Birthplace Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, January 7, 2019
4. Annie Oakley’s Birthplace Marker
Portrait, mounted nearby
Annie Oakley’s Birthplace Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, January 7, 2019
5. Annie Oakley’s Birthplace Marker
Sign next to marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 9, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 7, 2019, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 841 times since then and 89 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 7, 2019, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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