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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 >

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 >