Bloomington, Indiana

Limestone Month Events

Celebrate Limestone Month and learn more about the element that shaped Indiana history with these cool events!

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Monday Jun 01, 2015

Building a Nation: Indiana Limestone Photograph Exhibit

This exhibit features historical photographs of Indiana limestone quarries, mills and building sites.  The stone was quarried and milled in Monroe and Lawrence counties, but used throughout the nation as a premier building stone. See these fant... more

Tuesday Jun 02, 2015

Building a Nation: Indiana Limestone Photograph Exhibit

This exhibit features historical photographs of Indiana limestone quarries, mills and building sites.  The stone was quarried and milled in Monroe and Lawrence counties, but used throughout the nation as a premier building stone. See these fant... more

Wednesday Jun 03, 2015

Building a Nation: Indiana Limestone Photograph Exhibit

This exhibit features historical photographs of Indiana limestone quarries, mills and building sites.  The stone was quarried and milled in Monroe and Lawrence counties, but used throughout the nation as a premier building stone. See these fant... more

Thursday Jun 04, 2015

Building a Nation: Indiana Limestone Photograph Exhibit

This exhibit features historical photographs of Indiana limestone quarries, mills and building sites.  The stone was quarried and milled in Monroe and Lawrence counties, but used throughout the nation as a premier building stone. See these fant... more

Friday Jun 05, 2015

Building a Nation: Indiana Limestone Photograph Exhibit

This exhibit features historical photographs of Indiana limestone quarries, mills and building sites.  The stone was quarried and milled in Monroe and Lawrence counties, but used throughout the nation as a premier building stone. See these fant... more

IU Campus Architecture Tour

  • June 5, 2015
  • Venue: Sample Gates
  • Address: Intersection of Indiana and Kirkwood, Bloomington, IN 47408
  • Phone: 800-800-0037
  • Times: 2 - 4 pm
  • Admission: Free w/ registration
  • www.limestonemonth.com

Explore the unique limestone architecture of the beautiful Indiana University campus with a tour lead by Brian Keith, a senior scientist at the Indiana Geological Survey. You'll be amazed at the styles, techniques and artistry represented on campus.... more

First Friday Evening Science of Art: Limestone Carving

  • June 5, 2015
  • Venue: WonderLab
  • Address: 308 W. 4th Street, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-337-1337 ext. 25
  • Times: 5 - 8:30 pm
  • Admission: Members: Free | Nonmembers: Half-price admission ($3.50)
  • www.wonderlab.org

Watch and talk with artists from the Indiana Limestone Symposium as they demonstrate the art and science of carving Indiana's premier building stone! In related activities, visitors can try carving a block of limestone with real tools with guidance f... more

Saturday Jun 06, 2015

Building a Nation: Indiana Limestone Photograph Exhibit

This exhibit features historical photographs of Indiana limestone quarries, mills and building sites.  The stone was quarried and milled in Monroe and Lawrence counties, but used throughout the nation as a premier building stone. See these fant... more

Sunday Jun 07, 2015

Limestone Heroes: A Tour of Rose Hill

The Monroe County History Center's Cemetery Committee invites the community to take a tour of Rose Hill Cemetery with them with special attention to the graves of LIMESTONE HEROES (limestone company workers, carvers, and researchers such as Hoadleys ... more

Indiana Limestone Symposium

  • June 7, 2015
  • Location: Bybee Stone Co
  • Address: 6293 N. Matthews Dr, Ellettsville, IN 47429
  • Times: See description for Open House times
  • Admission: Free
  • www.limestonesymposium.org

Come get dusty with us! Register now for the annual Indiana Limestone Symposium. We think everyone should experience the joy of carving Indiana limestone, and there is no better place to do it than right at the source in Ellettsville, Indiana. Artist... more

Monday Jun 08, 2015

Building a Nation: Indiana Limestone Photograph Exhibit

This exhibit features historical photographs of Indiana limestone quarries, mills and building sites.  The stone was quarried and milled in Monroe and Lawrence counties, but used throughout the nation as a premier building stone. See these fant... more

Indiana Limestone Symposium

  • June 8, 2015
  • Location: Bybee Stone Co
  • Address: 6293 N. Matthews Dr, Ellettsville, IN 47429
  • Times: See description for Open House times
  • Admission: Free
  • www.limestonesymposium.org

Come get dusty with us! Register now for the annual Indiana Limestone Symposium. We think everyone should experience the joy of carving Indiana limestone, and there is no better place to do it than right at the source in Ellettsville, Indiana. Artist... more

Tuesday Jun 09, 2015

Building a Nation: Indiana Limestone Photograph Exhibit

This exhibit features historical photographs of Indiana limestone quarries, mills and building sites.  The stone was quarried and milled in Monroe and Lawrence counties, but used throughout the nation as a premier building stone. See these fant... more

History of Limestone Markers at Green Hill Cemetery

  • June 9, 2015
  • Location: Green Hill Cemetery
  • Address: 1202 18th Street, Bedford, IN 47421
  • Phone: 812-849-1090
  • Times: 10:30am
  • Admission: Free
  • www.limestonecountry.com

View the interesting Limestone carved tombstones and hear the history of those stones. View the Stone Carvers bench as well as the Master Carver who carved the “Washington Crossing the Delaware” monument. 1 ½ hour walking tour. P... more

Indiana Limestone Symposium

  • June 9, 2015
  • Location: Bybee Stone Co
  • Address: 6293 N. Matthews Dr, Ellettsville, IN 47429
  • Times: See description for Open House times
  • Admission: Free
  • www.limestonesymposium.org

Come get dusty with us! Register now for the annual Indiana Limestone Symposium. We think everyone should experience the joy of carving Indiana limestone, and there is no better place to do it than right at the source in Ellettsville, Indiana. Artist... more

Wednesday Jun 10, 2015

Building a Nation: Indiana Limestone Photograph Exhibit

This exhibit features historical photographs of Indiana limestone quarries, mills and building sites.  The stone was quarried and milled in Monroe and Lawrence counties, but used throughout the nation as a premier building stone. See these fant... more

Indiana Limestone Symposium

  • June 10, 2015
  • Location: Bybee Stone Co
  • Address: 6293 N. Matthews Dr, Ellettsville, IN 47429
  • Times: See description for Open House times
  • Admission: Free
  • www.limestonesymposium.org

Come get dusty with us! Register now for the annual Indiana Limestone Symposium. We think everyone should experience the joy of carving Indiana limestone, and there is no better place to do it than right at the source in Ellettsville, Indiana. Artist... more

Thursday Jun 11, 2015

Building a Nation: Indiana Limestone Photograph Exhibit

This exhibit features historical photographs of Indiana limestone quarries, mills and building sites.  The stone was quarried and milled in Monroe and Lawrence counties, but used throughout the nation as a premier building stone. See these fant... more

Elliott Stone Mill Tour at Elliott Stone Mill

  • June 11, 2015
  • Location: Elliott Stone Mill
  • Address: 929 15th Street, Bedford, IN 47421
  • Phone: 812-849-1090
  • Times: 10 am - 12 pm
  • Admission: $10

Judy Elliott will share her wealth of information about the Limestone Industry. Guests will tour the Mill and view employees as they cut blocks of Limestone into slabs that one day will become stone steps. Participants should meet at the Lawrence Cou... more

Indiana Limestone Symposium

  • June 11, 2015
  • Location: Bybee Stone Co
  • Address: 6293 N. Matthews Dr, Ellettsville, IN 47429
  • Times: See description for Open House times
  • Admission: Free
  • www.limestonesymposium.org

Come get dusty with us! Register now for the annual Indiana Limestone Symposium. We think everyone should experience the joy of carving Indiana limestone, and there is no better place to do it than right at the source in Ellettsville, Indiana. Artist... more

Friday Jun 12, 2015

Building a Nation: Indiana Limestone Photograph Exhibit

This exhibit features historical photographs of Indiana limestone quarries, mills and building sites.  The stone was quarried and milled in Monroe and Lawrence counties, but used throughout the nation as a premier building stone. See these fant... more

Indiana Limestone Symposium

  • June 12, 2015
  • Location: Bybee Stone Co
  • Address: 6293 N. Matthews Dr, Ellettsville, IN 47429
  • Times: See description for Open House times
  • Admission: Free
  • www.limestonesymposium.org

Come get dusty with us! Register now for the annual Indiana Limestone Symposium. We think everyone should experience the joy of carving Indiana limestone, and there is no better place to do it than right at the source in Ellettsville, Indiana. Artist... more

Saturday Jun 13, 2015

Building a Nation: Indiana Limestone Photograph Exhibit

This exhibit features historical photographs of Indiana limestone quarries, mills and building sites.  The stone was quarried and milled in Monroe and Lawrence counties, but used throughout the nation as a premier building stone. See these fant... more

Hypertufa Workshop @ Lawrence County Visitor Center

  • June 13, 2015
  • Location: Lawrence County Visitor Center
  • Address: 533 W Main Street, Mitchell, IN 47446
  • Phone: 812-849-1090
  • Times: 9 am - 12 pm
  • Admission: $20
  • www.limestonecountry.com

You've seen the versatility, strength, lightweight and durability of Hypertufa on TV and now you can learn to make your own. Whether it's gardening containers or free form expression in landscaping decor you will proceed with experience and confidenc... more

Indiana Limestone Symposium

  • June 13, 2015
  • Location: Bybee Stone Co
  • Address: 6293 N. Matthews Dr, Ellettsville, IN 47429
  • Times: See description for Open House times
  • Admission: Free
  • www.limestonesymposium.org

Come get dusty with us! Register now for the annual Indiana Limestone Symposium. We think everyone should experience the joy of carving Indiana limestone, and there is no better place to do it than right at the source in Ellettsville, Indiana. Artist... more

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