Lawrence County Museum of History

Lawrence County Museum of History

  • There will be an informational meeting on February 15 at 5:30 pm at the Little Theatre of Bedford. It is recommended that those auditioning should attend. 
  • Auditions to play a part in Beauty & the Beast will be on February 18 and 19 at the Lawrence County Museum of History. 
  • For your audition, LTB asks that you provide an approximately 1-minute long song excerpt to sing a capella. To sign up for an audition slot, click here. 
  • The show will be put on at the Little Theatre of Bedford in May. 

Lawrence County Museum of History

Bedford’s Downtown Christmas Around the Square

Join us on the Square in Downtown Bedford as we kick off the holiday season with Santa, Shopping, Food, Live Reindeer, Barrel Train rides, Christmas music and of course… the Bedford Christmas Parade!

10:00 AM
Shopper’s Delight & Windows of Wonder
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Live Reindeer Exhibit at the Downtown Depot
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
FREE Barrel Train Rides for small children at the Downtown Depot
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
FREE Photo with Santa at the Downtown Depot
Meet Frozen’s Elsa and Anna
3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Open Air Christmas Market – J Street section of the Square
Food Trucks & Vendors
Christmas Craft & Gift Market
5:30 PM
Grand Marshal Ceremony & Tree Lighting at Harp Commons
6:00 PM
Bedford Christmas Parade

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 Museum of History

REED STATION

In the first decade of the last century, Reed Station was a small but thriving community of Italian immigrants between Oolitic and Avoca. It became the scene of a dramatic series of events that would baffle law enforcement and test community ties. This event consists of a historic walk, in which costumed reenactors explore the events at Reed Station, a light supper of soup, cornbread, and dessert, and a presentation by Believe Paranormal about their investigations at the former fish hatchery.

$20 for adults
$15 for seniors
$10 for students

Tickets may be purchased at the Lawrence County Museum
929 15th Street
Bedford, IN 47421

We hope to see you there!

Lawrence County Museum of History

It’s “Visit Indiana Week”

Celebrate #WaybackWednesday with us here in Lawrence County and experience the rich history that we house.

Lawrence County Museum of History
This special museum resides in a 100-year-old limestone building and holds exhibits and artifacts precious to Lawrence County history. Inside the 2,400 sq. ft. gallery, you will see limestone exhibits and artifacts with carvings from local artisans, as well as, a wide array of memorabilia and historical lore from the region.

Spring Mill State Park
Pioneer Village – Restored in 1914, the settler village features over 20 historic buildings to explore. The Grist Mill, powered by water, still works today, and if you visit upstairs, you will find 1800s memorabilia.
Grissom Memorial – Mitchell native, Virgil I. “Gus” Grissom was one of the original Mercury Seven astronauts. The exhibit features the Molly Brown spacecraft, his space suit and many other artifacts from his early life to his time at NASA.

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