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 XII (May 2013)

"Downton Abbey" Tea Party

French Lick Daytrip


Huron Haunts

Who killed Sarah Schafer? A halloween reenactment. 


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" 

Gallery Walk—October 2013

Girl Scout Exhibit

Greystone Hotel Exhibit 

Historic Pathways

Holland Stores—Ft. Riter and Leesville

Lawrence County Schools from the past 

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

2014—Speaker's Program from earlier this year

2013—Speaker's Program presentations

2012 —Speaker's Program presentations

Many of the programs are recorded and made available on Vimeo by the Star Channel at Bedford North Lawrence High School. See the available programs by clicking on the appropriate year of speaker's programs above.


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