WELCOME to Lawrence County, Indiana


Attractions

What to do first? A museum, a winery, an orchard, a drive-in, a theatre, fine art, live music?
Answer: make time for it all! 

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Arts & Crafts Festival

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2024 W 16th Street Bedford, IN 47421

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Over 75 booths of local arts & crafts.


Avoca State Fish Hatchery

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3178 Avoca Eureka Road Avoca, IN 47420
812-279-1215

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Scenic trail and overlook.

Bluespring Caverns

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1459 Bluespring Caverns Road Bedford, IN 47421
812-279-9471
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At a cool 52 degrees year round and 100 feet below the surface of the earth, explore an underground river. Guides pilot custom-made boats along the subterranean river for over a mile, pointing out native rare Northern blind cave fish and blind crawfish and explain the natural forces that are yet at work creating great chambers below the rolling hills of southern Indiana. Above ground, you can prospect for gemstone, fossils, and arrowheads at the Mystery River Sluice, hike to Indiana's largest sinkhole in the Emery and Ruth Bolton Natural Area, visit picnic areas and browse the gift/souvenir shop. Open daily mid-March - October. Call 812-279-9471 for cave conditions.


Carousel Winery

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6058 Lawrenceport Road Mitchell, IN 47446
812-849-1005
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Row upon row of grapevines are planted on the grounds, and an on-site gift shop sells specialty items.  The tasting room boasts a magnificent hand-carved limestone bar. But the most compelling reason to visit is the award-winning wines that are receiving national attention.  Visit their new location!


Grissom Memorial

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3333 State Road 60 East Mitchell, IN 47446
812-849-4129
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Located within Spring Mill State Park, the Grissom Memorial pays tribute to Mitchell's native son, Virgil I. "Gus" Grissom. The memorial is a tribute to the Mitchell-born astronaut who was a pioneer in America's exploration of outer space. The interactive museum features exhibits and actual mementoes from Grissom's space travels, including a space suit and an actual capsule he piloted. Open daily year round, 8:30am-4pm. Closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.


Grissom's Boyhood Home/Museum

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715 W. Grissom Ave Mitchell, IN 47446
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Come visit Gus Grissom's boyhood home from 11am-3pm Saturday & Sunday, April - October


Indiana Cave Trail

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Step into Underground Indiana to discover the wonderful world of caves and caverns. The Indiana Cave Trail is the best way to experience all three caves in southern Indiana - Bluespring Caverns, Marengo Cave and Squire Boone Caverns. Visit all three caves and have each location validate your passport when you are purchasing your cave tour tickets. Present your completed passport at the third cave and receive your special Indiana Cave Trail t-shirt. For a 2-day adventure, overnight stays are offered at: Spring Mill Inn, www.springmillinn.com or The Leavenworth Inn, www.leavenworthinn.com


Joe Palooka Statue

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109 Main Street Oolitic, IN 47451
812-275-6813

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Hand-carved limestone statue of 1940's cartoon hero.


Land of Limestone Exhibit

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405 I Street Bedford, IN 47421
812-279-8126
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The exhibit is housed in the StoneGate Arts & Education Center, built in 1926 & listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  It was once the headquarters of the Indiana Limestone Company. This self-guided tour will take visitors to see tools, murals, maps, historic news accounts and archival photographs of the world famous industry. Open Mon-Fri 8 am - 12 Noon, 1pm - 4pm, free admission.


Lawrence County 4-H Fairgrounds

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11261 US Hwy 50 West Bedford, IN 47421
812-834-6420
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Home to the 4-H Fair in July. Buildings and facilities available for events.


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