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Annie Oakley

Annie Oakley was born “Phoebe Ann Oakley Moses.” By 6 years old, she had learned to shoot a rifle to help provide food for her family.

Daily Events for Saturday, Apr 13th, 2013

  • 03/02 9:00 am - 04/14 9:00 amBehind Enemy Lines

    Behind Enemy Lines: Evasion and Escape Aids of World War II

    March 2 – April 14, 2013

    Lost in enemy territory, your best chance of survival fit in your pocket.

    Soldiers forced down in enemy territory during World War II carried a secret weapon unlike anything seen before—evasion and escape aids. See the top-secret gadgets, maps and survival kits that kept soldiers alive behind enemy lines.

    This exhibition was guest curated by R. E. Baldwin, author of “Last Hope: The Blood Chit Story.”


  • 11:00 am - 4:00 pmSECOND SATURDAY Family Day

    "Medieval History"



    What do a medieval knight and a Star Wars Storm Trooper have in common? We will have live walking and talking examples of each for you to meet from 12 to 2 p.m. Join us for medieval-themed performances, crafts and countless hands-on discovery objects, all designed to give you a glimpse into life during the Middle Ages.