Exhibits and collections at the Lawrence County Museum of History are dedicated to engage, inspire, inform, entertain and preserve objects of lasting interest for future generations to enjoy.
The World of Discovery is a free hands-on Saturday afternoon ( 2-5 p.m.) program for children ages 4 to 12. It is a fun-filled children’s program sponsored by the Lawrence County History Museum. Every week is a little different, so you’ll want to come often! The director is Penny May. Click for the SCHEDULE.
The Historical and Genealogical Society meeting is the second Monday of each month. Short business meeting at 6:30 p.m.; topical presentation 7:00 p.m. (Upcoming speakers and presentation topics).
"Downton Abbey" Tea Party—A tea party was held Sunday, Jan. 4 to celebrate the PBS 2015 series premier. Many of the guests came dressed in period fashions, and a wonderful time was had by all. Click to see pictures.
Current and Upcoming Events
- Museum Visiting Speaker Program: Feb. 9, at 7 p.m.—Museum meeting room. Tell Me a Story: noted actress and master storyteller, Gladys DeVane, to appear as "Elizabeth—A Free Woman of Color."
- Opening Feb. 27. The Lawrence County Museum researchers are currently rediscovering Lawrence County’s African-American and mixed-race pioneers for this upcoming exhibit.
- Museum Corner item of the month: Esther Ginger's large dollhouse. She created the beautiful dollhouse after she purchased miniature furniture at an auction sale.
- Gift Shop: You will want the 2015 calendar, "Stained Glass Artistry of Lawrence County." It features stained glass windows from churches throughout the county.
Museum Collections Policy—The collections management policy is currently under review. Your participation and comments are welcomed. Click to review the proposed policy.
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