WATCH: Here are 5 quick videos to learn about little-known Dayton history

Who wouldn’t take a second look at a photograph of dog sitting on a stool with an apple perched on his head while a woman points a gun at him?  That’s Darke County sharp shooter Annie Oakley and her English setter “Dave.” The dog became so accustomed to the sound of gunfire while hunting with Oakley and her husband Frank Butler the he became part of their traveling show. PHOTO: THE NATIONAL ANNIE OAKLEY CENTER AT TEH GARST MUSEUM
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Who wouldn’t take a second look at a photograph of dog sitting on a stool with an apple perched on his head while a woman points a gun at him? That’s Darke County sharp shooter Annie Oakley and her English setter “Dave.” The dog became so accustomed to the sound of gunfire while hunting with Oakley and her husband Frank Butler the he became part of their traveling show. PHOTO: THE NATIONAL ANNIE OAKLEY CENTER AT TEH GARST MUSEUM

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Dayton’s hidden and unknown history continues to amaze.

If you have five minutes, it’s your turn.

The videos below chronicle some of the best eye-opening stories about the Gem City through the years. Click through each below for a unique history experience.

ANNIE OAKLEY: HOW DARING WAS SHE?

The life of Annie Oakley, known as “Little Miss Sure Shot” while celebrated in books, on stage and on screen, began and ended in Darke County.

» Annie Oakley: From Darke County farm to worldwide fame

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The life of Annie Oakley, known as ???€?œLittle Miss Sure Shot???€? while celebrated in books, on stage and on screen, began and ended in Darke County.

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DAYTON’S VAST BEER-MAKING HISTORY

The Gem City has had a long love affair with beer. The thirst-quenching beverage has been part of our history for as far back as the early 1800s. Today the area is flush with new breweries - more than a dozen have opened in the last five years.

» 5 things to know about the area’s brewery and beer-making history

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The Gem City has had a long love affair with beer. The beverage has been part of our history as far back as the early 1800s. Today the area is flush with new breweries - more than a dozen have opened in the last five years.

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DAYTON POLICE: THE UNBELIEVABLE ‘FIRSTS’ FOR THE DEPARTMENT

The rich history of the Dayton Police Department is filled with historic firsts, memorable anecdotes and pioneering advances in technology.

» 12 ways the Dayton Police Department has shaped law enforcement in 150 years

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The Dayton Police Department has served the community for 150 years. On April 16, 1867 the “Commissioners of Police” were appointed by the state to form the Dayton Metropolitan Police Force, the third police department in Ohio, according to the Dayton Police History Foundation.

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DEEDS CARILLON: THE UNKNOWN BACK STORY

The carillon bell tower was built by Col. Edward Deeds, the automotive pioneer and former NCR chief, and his wife Edith Walton Deeds. Mrs. Deeds reportedly fell in love with the sound of carillon bells while traveling with her husband in Bruges, Belgium, in the 1930s

» The story behind the Dee»ds Carillon, the region’s biggest musical instrument

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The sound of ringing bells has radiated from Deeds Carillon, a Dayton landmark, for 75 years.

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DAYTON’S GENIUSES: HOW THEY CREATED

Dayton, a hotbed of ingenuity, was known as the invention capital of the United States in the early 1900s. Area inventors drew up patent applications and submitted them in droves, each one accompanied by illustrations that are an artistry of detail in and of themselves

» 5 patents that show the inventive genius of Daytonians

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Area inventors drew up patent applications and submitted them by the droves, each one accompanied by illustrations that are an artistry of detail in and of themselves

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