Special display at LawCo museum

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Patriotic material exhibited for holiday season

A special patriotic exhibit and Saturday hours will be offered July 14 at the Lawrence County Historical Society Museum in Mt. Vernon.

The museum will be open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 14, as well as its regular hours 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 15. Admission is free to the family-friendly attraction.

In addition to the special exhibit, there are displays related to military history and other topics connected to the history of Lawrence County. The original 10-foot statue from the courthouse dome is on display there. Visitors can see an early 1900s map of county landowners, a horse-drawn hearse, medical, household and agriculture displays. A Hall of Time takes people from prehistoric days to today.

The museum is located just off Highway 174 along the west side of the Mt. Vernon Golf Course at 11110 Farm Road 1137, Mt. Vernon. Regular hours are 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays through October. For more information, people may visit Lawrence County Historical Society’s Facebook page or e-mail lawrencecountyhistoricalsociety@yahoo.com.