Lawrence County Museum of History

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


  • Jan. 9, 2017—Angie Timan, "Rosie the Riveter and the World War II Home Front."
    See it online:

  • Feb. 13, 2017—Emily Engstrom and Rowena Cross-Najafi, "New Discoveries in Lawrence County African-American History."

  • March 13, 2017—Clay Stuckey, "Limestone Mills of Lawrence County Prior to 1950."
    Recording now available:

  • April 10, 2017—Robert Henderson, Clerk-Treasurer of the Town of Orleans, “Historic Orleans Indiana.” See it online:

  • May 8, 2017 —Robert Brummett, "Lawrence County History in Pictures." (vimeo recording coming soon)

  • June 12, 2017—Mike Shannon, "History of Rock and Roll."

  • July 10, 2017 —Dave Nord, "Rivers, Roads, and Rails: Mapping the Transportation History of Spring Mill and Lawrence County."

  • August 14, 2017—Karen Schwartz, President, Historical Society of Harrison County, "Finding Indiana"

  • September 11, 2017— Clay Stuckey, “The Monon Railroad in Lawrence County.”
    See it online:

  • October 9, 2017— John Williams, former Mayor of Bedford, “Williams Family History.”
    See it online:

  • November 13, 2017— Danny Taylor, “History of Garvey Lane.” See the presentation online:
    Part 1: Part 1:
    Part 2:

  • December 11,2017— Volunteer Appreciation Dinner. Volunteers, board members and staff enjoyed a time of good food and good friends. Donna Brumbaugh provided the food for a wonderful meal.

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