About the AOCFIn Memorium. Find out more about Bess Edwards and the Annie Oakley Foundation

The Annie Oakley Center Foundation (AOCF), incorporated December 2009, is a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation.

The purpose of The Annie Oakley Center Foundation is:

  • to promote the memory of Annie Oakley,
  • to create and maintain exhibits in cooperation with the Garst Museum of Darke County, Ohio,
  • to receive funds for the support thereof,
  • to acquire and preserve Annie Oakley memorabilia, and
  • to conduct any and all activities to further these objectives.

The Annie Oakley Center Foundation, Inc. can be reached at P.O. Box 1025, Greenville, OH 45331.

Board of Directors


Eileen Litchfield, Chairman
Bonnie Perry, Vice-Chairman
Michael Ross, Secretary/Treasurer


Janet Bailey
Linda Baker
Pam Clark
Sharre Grubb
Shirl Kasper
Tom and Carol Schiffer
Dennis and Shelley Soward
Randall Swartwout
Don and Cathy Wagner

Nancy Cooper, Executive Director

Annie Oakley Center Foundation logoThe AOCF appreciates the research, design, construction, support and enthusiastic efforts on the renovation of the National Annie Oakley Center at Garst Museum, phase 1 and 2 in 2010 and 2012 by

  • Fred C. Brumbaugh, Chairman
  • Dustin Nealeigh, Designer/Fabricator
  • Floyd Barmann, Designer/Writer
  • Dave Heckaman, Historian/Writer

The website is maintained by Amy Lee.

Please help support the Annie Oakley Center by donating to the Foundation.