8:30 am meet at the Library Center if you want to carpool
9:15 arrive at the Lawrence County Courthouse for research in Fred G. Mieswinkel Research Room
11:30 lunch – location to be decided
12:30 after lunch, more research at the Library and tour of Historical Society
4:30 return to the Library Center
Please sign up and let us know you will be attending
Sign up at regular OGS meetings or at the OGS Library or online.
Kathy Fairchild and Jami Lewis will be meeting us at the various locations as well as sharing information about Lawrence County.
The Courthouse address is 1 Courthouse Square. Coming in from Springfield, you will take Exit 46, turning right onto business loop, then right at the first stoplight. That is Hickory Street, and it will take you to the courthouse square. When you arrive at the courthouse, there is ample parking. You will enter from the north side (elevators). You will see Kathy’s grey Explorer on the north side where you park and enter.
Food Options are Mt. Vernon Family Restaurant, Red Barn, Keen Been Coffee Roasters, Subway, McDonald’s, a Mexican restaurant El Azteca and pizza place, all on the business loop. There is an Oriental restaurant near the square.
Check Facebook for Lawrence County Missouri Historical Society
Barry-Lawrence Regional Library
206 West Water St., Mt. Vernon, MO 65712
MRC Museum is in the Historic Gibbs House located at 112 West Dallas, Mt. Vernon, MO 65712.