Lawrence County Museum of History & Edward L. Hutton Research Library

The Lawrence County Museum of History & Edward L. Hutton Research Library is located in the 100-year-old, Hamer-Smith building located downtown in Bedford, Indiana. The museum is home to many interesting artifacts that showcase the heritage and history of Lawrence County. The exhibits engage, inspire, educate and preserve objects of lasting interest for current and …

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What is a Persimmon?

Unique, puckery and a little bit quirky, the persimmon is a local favorite in Lawrence County. Persimmons are an orange, plum-sized fruit with a unique flavor, and thrive abundantly throughout the city of Mitchell, Indiana in Lawrence County. Although persimmons are used in several delicious treats, many residents of Lawrence County would describe the persimmon …

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Top Selfie Spots

The rolling hills of Southern Indiana offer breathtaking views, stunning color and the perfect backdrop. Many locals stop by these gems for family photos, senior pictures and spur-of-the-moment selfies. From natural wonders to local hidden gems, stop by these locations for your next Instagram-worthy photo. Williams Covered Bridge Williams, Indiana It’s Indiana’s longest double span …

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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. Quilt Blocks Barn quilts are large wooden blocks, …

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