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Annie Oakley

Sunset silhouette of young cowgirl riding her horse

Happy 161st birthday, Annie Oakley, legendary markswoman and sharp-shooter! Annie Oakley was born Phoebe Ann Moses August 13, 1860, in Darke County, Ohio on a small rented farm.  She grew up in a quiet Quaker family and would grow up to became a famous entertainer.  Her father died six years later of pneumonia leaving his… read more >>