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Southern Indiana Beer Trail, Day 1

Last month, I had so much fun dreaming up the Northwestern and Northern Indiana Beer Trails, I decided to do it again, and come up with one for Southern Indiana. Our imaginary itinerary took three days to cover, because we Read more >

Lawrence County Limestone Heritage Festival, July 4, 2012

The state of Indiana is built on limestone. Literally. Southern Indiana is primarily a limestone base, that part of Indiana is dotted with limestone quarries, and many of our country’s buildings are built with Indiana limestone. So it makes sense Read more >

11th Annual Lawrence County History Festival and Powwow

The 11th annual Lawrence County History Festival is taking place April 20 – 22, 2012 in Bedford, Indiana at the Bedford North Lawrence High School/North Lawrence Career Center. The festival will showcase a Native American powwow and a historical timeline, including Read more >

Indiana Artisan: Sue Wilson, Carousel Winery

The Indiana Artisan program is not just about art, it’s about creation and being able to build and make things with your hands that other people enjoy — so it’s about food and drink just as much as it is Read more >

Lawrence County, Indiana Celebrates Gus Grissom’s 50th Anniversary in Space

July 2011 marks the 50 year anniversary that Lawrence County native Virgil “Gus” Grissom became the second American to travel in space. To commemorate the fact, Mitchell, Indiana — Grissom’s hometown — and Lawrence County will celebrate the anniversary with Read more >

Lawrence County History Festival & Pow Wow in April

If you’re a living history buff, you won’t want to miss the Lawrence County History Festival & Pow Wow. The 3-day festival is a veritable, well, festival of living history demonstrations, drills, and skirmishes that cover events from the Revolutionary Read more >

My Weekend at Bedford’s Candlelight Inn

Indiana Tourism welcomes today’s guest blogger, Jenni Edwards: Jenni Edwards is a native Hoosier who currently resides in downtown Indianapolis. Her experience with blogging stems from her job as the Director of Agency Relationships at Compendium Blogware, a software start-up. Read more >

The Origins of Indiana Limestone

Bedford, known as Limestone Country, offers a rich history of quarrying and carving Indiana, also known as Bedford, Limestone. There are many famous national structures made of this stone, including the Lincoln Memorial, the Empire State Building, the Pentagon and Read more >