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Lawrence County Historical Museum

619 12th Street, Lawrenceville, IL 62439


The Museum is located at the corner of 12th and State Street (619 State Street) Lawrenceville, Il 62439.

The history of Lawrence County Illinois touches almost every historical era...George Rogers Clark marched across the County during the Revolution; Tecumseh traveled through its forests; Abe Lincoln moved his family through it and later became a regular visitor; The first men enlisting for duty when Lincoln called for recruits during the Civil War were from Lawrence county; oil was discovered under its soil producing an unrivaled economic boom, and an Army Air Corp. base was built on its prairie during WWII.

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