INDIANA TRAILS
HISTORY AND GENEALOGY

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.




Welcome to the Limestone Capital of the World

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1916 Spice Valley School enrollment

Red Cross Cemetery

Death Notices Durham Thurman Wigger

Obits Hughes Parks

News  Faulkner, Maffet, Ragan, Ward


1883 Pensioners List 

Biography of Henry Trueblood

Bedford Tragedy in 1866


Bedford Newspaper Article from 1956
The Biggest Man in Bedford

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

disasterslegalschoolsslave records

Surrounding Counties

Greene

Jackson

Martin

Monroe

Orange

Washington

 

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