Lawrence County Museum of History

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

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  1. Letters Home, a collection of letters written during the American Civil War by Union soldier, Silas H. H. Mathes to his girlfriend, Hester Ann Rogers, who lived in Bedford, Ind.  Mathes was first in the Indiana Fifteenth Volunteer Infantry and later in the then new Signal Corps. The Mathes letters speak of Civil War news from 1861 to 1865 at locations on the Western Front of the Union Army of the Cumberland.  $30.00 plus shipping.
  2. Through the Eyes of a Teenager, 1907-1909. The story of Bedford's young Mary Lemon, the journal she created and town in which she lived, Rebecca Buher, $25.00, $4.00
  3. Looking Back, Volume II (A pictorial history of Lawrence County), $39.95, Shipping $3.00
  4. Memoirs of Crane Naval Weapons Support Center and Surrounding Area Prior to the Naval Installation (includes genealogy of Ermel and Kathleen Sargent Lewis). Ermel Lewis. $30.00. Shipping $3.50
  5. Lawrence County, Indiana, Pioneer Businesses and Life in the 1880's, Altrusa International Club of Bedford, $25.00, Shipping $3.00 
  6. Souvenirs II: The Fields of Home, Joyce Mundy, $15.95 
  7. Souvenirs III: Living in the Hills, Joyce Mundy, $15.95 
  8. Souvenirs IV: Country Tales and Tradition, Joyce Mundy, $15.95 
  9. Souvenirs V: Echoes from the Holler, Joyce Mundy, $15.95 
  10. The Best of Lawrence County, Indiana: Featuring Local Persons of Interest, Dining, Shopping, Recreation, Lodging, Services, Recipes and a Dash of History, Karen Tolbert and Christine Hall, $30.00
  11. Indian Creek Primitive Baptist Church, Lawrence County, IN, Church History, Minutes 1827-1882, Cemetery listing and a Survey of the Members, Karen Wagner Treacy, $25.00, Shipping $4.00


Images of America

  1. Images of America: Bedford, Maxine Cruse, $19.99, Shipping $3.00    
  2. Images of America: Lawrence County, Indiana, Maxine Cruse, $19.99, Shipping $3.00


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