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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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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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Natural Limestone in Lawrence County

Another Limestone Month has come and gone, and we have been very proud to celebrate the Indiana native stone and what its history means for our county. Lawrence County’s rich limestone quarrying and carving history began in the early 1800s. Since then, the county has been known as “Limestone Country.” Limestone is found underground in …

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Safe Travel in Lawrence County With the Long Family

Lawrence County offers many unique outdoor adventures that await you around every corner, but we understand if you’re hesitant to travel during these uncertain times. Recently, an Indiana family took a trip down to Limestone Country and put together a video so that you could view their experience and learn more about the new safety …

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