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North Star in Darke County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

North Star

 
 
North Star, Ohio image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 25, 2012
1. North Star, Ohio
Near birthplace of Annie Oakley.
Inscription.  Near birthplace and early home of Annie Oakley, "Little Sure Shot", born 1860
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EntertainmentWomen.
 
Location. 40° 19.302′ N, 84° 34.254′ W. Marker is in North Star, Ohio, in Darke County. Marker is on U.S. 127 0.1 miles south of Ohio Route 705, on the right when traveling north. US Route 127 is also known as Main Street and State Route 705 is also known as Star Road (within the city of North Star, Ohio). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: North Star OH 45350, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Annie Oakley (approx. 0.6 miles away); Annie Oakley Parents' Grave (approx. 3.9 miles away); New Weston Veterans Memorial (approx. 4 miles away); a different marker also named Annie Oakley (approx. 4.3 miles away); Brock Cemetery Unknown Soldiers Memorial (approx. 4.3 miles away); Darke County Chapter No. 57 D.A.V. Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.3 miles away); The Cranberry Prairie (approx. 4.9 miles away); St. Francis Catholic Church (approx. 5 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
US Post Office, North Star, Ohio image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 25, 2012
2. US Post Office, North Star, Ohio

1. Shooting Star from North Star, Ohio. Annie Oakley biography and details on the Brock Cemetery gravesite by Dominique King (Submitted on September 20, 2012, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Annie Oakley home c1870. Ohio Historical Society picture of home near North Star crossroads in Darke County, where sharpshooter Annie Oakley lived as a teenager in the 1870s (Submitted on September 20, 2012, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 20, 2012, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 451 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 20, 2012, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.   2. submitted on October 3, 2012, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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