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Lawrence County, Indiana

Established in 1818

Lawrence County was named for Captain James Lawrence,
who uttered the famous words "Don't give up the ship"
after being mortally wounded during the War of 1812.

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Welcome to Lawrence County, Indiana!

the Limestone Capital of the World
Lawrence County Townships :
Bono Guthrie
Marion Perry Shawswick
Flinn
IndianCreek
Marshall
PleasantRun
Spice Valley
Buddha Once known as "Flinn's Crossroads">
Other municipalities include :
Mitchell Home of astronaut Virgil "Gus" Grissom, one of the seven original NASA astronauts.
Oolitic A building material "oolitic limestone" which the town is built upon provided the name.
Quarrying oolitic limestone was the purpose for founding Oolitic

disasters legal
schools slave records

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