Astronaut

Grissom Boyhood Home/Museum

  • 715 W. Grissom Ave
  • Mitchell, IN.  47446

Celebrate the life of famed astronaut and Mitchell native, Virgil I. “Gus” Grissom, at his family home. The home is decorated in a 1940s style using Grissom family pieces and period furniture. The back porch museum includes highlights of Gus Grissom’s career. Open Saturdays, May-October

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Lawrence County Museum of History

  • 929 15th Street
  • Bedford, IN.  47421

The museum holds limestone exhibits and artifacts, local carvings from Lawrence County artisans, as well as a host of other memorabilia and historical lore from the region. Don’t forget to check out the Land of Limestone Exhibit.  The Lawrence County Museum of History and its gift shop is open five day a week: Tuesday through …

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Grissom Memorial

  • 3333 State Road 60 East
  • Mitchell, IN.  47446

Located within Spring Mill State Park, the Grissom Memorial pays tribute to Mitchell’s native son, Virgil I. “Gus” Grissom. The memorial is a tribute to the Mitchell-born astronaut who was a pioneer in America’s exploration of outer space. The interactive museum features exhibits and actual mementoes from Grissom’s space travels, including a space suit and …

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