March & April 2009 Events

March 7 – Stardusters Swing Band – Opera House in Mitchell

March 21 – Mark Newton’s Band – Opera House in Mitchell

April 4 – Lost River Rising – Opera House in Mitchell

April 4 – Guided Lost River Field Trip – For more information call 317-253-6951

April 9 – Full Moon Hike – Spring Mill State Park

April 12 – Easter Egg Hunt – Spring Mill State Park

April 17 – Side Street Strutters – 7:30pm – Bedford Performing Arts Center

April 17 – 19 – Spring Singles Ride – Midwest Trail Ride Horseman’s Campground – Norman – For more information call 812-834 -6686

April 18 – Dixieland Rhythm Kings – Opera House in Mitchell

April 18 & 19 – Lawrence County History Fest – Murray Forest Park – Bedford

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Is it Junk or Treasure?


 Appraise Your Antique, Dine, & Preserve History!antique20sign


SAT, APRIL 25, 6pm


This special event at the Lawrence County Museum of History in Bedford will feature a delicious meal and the unique opportunity to learn about your antique item.  Professional appraiser J. Scott Keller will provide historical information and an estimate of value for attendees’ antiques.  Tickets are $20 each for dinner & appraisal show. Tickets are $30 each if you also bring an item for appraisal.  A maximum of 25 antiques will be appraised. This event supports the museum’s efforts to protect and preserve local history. Don’t miss it!


Reserve your tickets in advance. Call 812-278-8575

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Book Your Limestone Tour Today!!!!!

Limestone Tours

Lawrence County’s rich limestone quarrying and carving history began in the

early 1800s. The new Yankee Stadium, the Empire State Building and

 the Pentagon were built with area limestone. Now, guided group tours allow

visitors to experience Lawrence County’s limestone heritage up close.

 Tours may include visits to the Elliott Underground Quarry, Sasser’s Quarry,

 Greenhill Cemetery, and Lawrence County Museum of History.


Contact Elite

Tours to reserve your tour.

 Call 812-279-0024 or click here for more information.




The Elliot Stone Underground QuarryLimestone Arch in the Gardens of Spring Mill State Park in Mitchell, Indiana

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