Lawrence County Museum of History

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

Here are just a few of the museum's past exhibits and events. 

Click on an event or exhibit title to view the pictures. 


Appraisal event

Author and Artist Sale

Brain Games—and the winner is…

Brain Games XVII (May 2018)

Teen Brain Games (2017) See it online:
Part 1—
Part 2 of first round—
Final competition—

Brain Games XV (May 2016)

Brain Games XIV (May 2015)

Brain Games XIII (May 2014)

Brain Games XII (May 2013)

Brain Games VIII (May 2009)

Brain GamesVII (May 2008)


"Downton Abbey" Tea Party. 2015

“Downton Abbey” Tea at season end, 2016.

“Return to Downton Tea at the Downtown Depot,” Sept. 29, 2019

French Lick Daytrip


Halloween annual event:

Huron Haunts

Who killed Sarah Schafer? A halloween reenactment. 

Lawrence County Fair 2019

Limestone Festival

Limestone Festival Activity 2018

Time Capsule Opening:

Aug. 9, 2018— 50 years after it was sealed, the 1968 Time Capsule was opened! Kevin Hudson provided  video and live stream for some of the activities. Go to the museum's Facebook page for comments about the event.

See the event on YouTube

Remembering Indiana’s Senator Richard Lugar


100 Years of Lawrence County Clothing, 1830-1930— Bustles, Basques & Bonnets Exhibit

Bedford Then and Now Exhibit 

Boy Scout Exhibit

Bud and Geri Isaacs

Carpenter Bus Exhibit


Civil War Exhibit images

Civil War Letters Home  Book  
Book order for "Letters Home" 

Forest Service in Indiana—Caring for the Land and Serving People since 1935

Gallery Walk—October 2013

Girl Scout Exhibit

Greystone Hotel Exhibit 

Historic Pathways

Holland Stores—Ft. Riter and Leesville

Lawrence County Schools from the past 

Limestone Festival Activity 2018

Mary Lemon Exhibit

National Archives exhibit: National Archives and the Bedford men who sculpted the stone on this historic treasure.  A photo collection of sculptor and stone contractor, Harry Easton.

Red Cross Exhibit

Rev. Dominic Altieri: Experiences as an Army Chaplain

Student Art Exhibit


Indiana History Project—Rowena Cross-Najafi interviews gallery coordinator, Becky Buher, about the 2014  “Letters Home” exhibit. Click to watch the program. 

Museum Speakers 

Go to the events page to see the list of current and past  Museum Speakers.

Many of the programs are recorded and made available on Vimeo by the Star Channel at Bedford North Lawrence High School.


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