WELCOME to Lawrence County, Indiana


Limestone

Limestone-Trail_booklet_cover.jpgLawrence County's rich limestone quarrying and carving history began in the early 1800s. Since then, the county has been known as "Limestone Country."

Many of America's famous buildings were built of stone quarried from Limestone Country, including the Empire State Building, Chicago's Tribune Tower, the Pentagon and the new Yankee Stadium. welcometobedfordSign-SMALL.jpg

Limestone is found underground in the Stone Belt, a unique area in Lawrence County and nearby Monroe County that is only 35 miles long and 10 miles wide.

Travelers can experience Indiana limestone heritage on the Limestone Trail. The Limestone Trail brochure will help you find large quarries, stone cutting mills, intricate carvings and buildings.

Visit us in June during our annual Limestone Month to celebrate our limestone heritage.Limestone_Bandshell_at_Otis_park-rs.jpg

 

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Rodeo Comes to Town
Sun, July 19!
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The Lawrence County Fairgrounds hosts Broken Horn Rodeo on Sunday, July 19, 7pm-10pm. This lively event features roping, steer wrestling, bronc & bull riding, barrel racing and much more! Kids can participate too as they take to the field for Stick Horse Races! Advance tickets can now be purchased online. $11.50 for adults, $5.50 kids 5-12 years old.
Click here for purchase tickets.

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