Lawrence County’s Best Scavenger Hunt: The Barn Quilt Trail

Drive the back-country roads in rural Midwestern communities and you may stumble upon something intriguing. Brightly colored squares peek out on the side of barns, sheds and buildings. Those rustic decorations are called barn quilts and we have quite a few of them here in Lawrence County. Barn quilts are large wooden blocks, usually four-foot …

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The Home of Indiana Limestone

The Home of Indiana Limestone

 “America’s Building Stone,” limestone, provides Lawrence County with community pride and national prestige. The thick, pure stone gives Lawrence County it’s hilly terrain and gorgeous buildings – It’s how this Southern Indiana community got the moniker Limestone Country. Limestone from Southern Indiana, also known as Bedford Stone or Salem Limestone, began to form over 300 …

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Lawrence County Celebrates 200 Years

This is the year to plan an unforgettable weekend getaway to Southern Indiana. 2018 marks Lawrence County’s Bicentennial. The rich history, unique terrain and limestone heritage are the cornerstones of the region’s modern communities. Many Bicentennial events are planned throughout the year to celebrate this history, including Lawrence County Bicentennial Dinners in the Grist Mill. …

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Paddle, Play & Explore

Spring is officially here! Lawrence County get even more exciting as local attractions and parks start to warm up. Paddle, play, explore and more in Limestone Country! Here’s some Limestone Country spring favorites: Spring Mill State Park This marvelous park is one of the most popular state parks in the Midwest. Families escape to Spring Mill …

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