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By Maxine Kruse

The county seat of Lawrence County, Bedford is within the center of Indiana�s limestone belt and is called the �Limestone Capital of the World.� recognized constructions around the kingdom, together with the Pentagon, the Empire kingdom development, and the nationwide Cathedral, function limestone quarried and carved in Bedford. After faltering among the melancholy and international struggle II, the limestone remains to be going powerful. this day, in the course of the early spring while the dogwood and redbud bushes are in bloom, the world is especially scenic, and travelers flock to the rolling hills of Bedford and within reach Spring Mill nation Park. via archival photos and historical ephemera, Bedford captures the beginning of a vintage Midwestern quarry city and its progress right into a thriving smooth community.

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