Lawrence County, Tennessee Pictorial History Book-Bicentennial Edition

The Lawrence County, Tennessee Pictorial History Book - Bicentennial Edition is now at the publishers and is expected to arrive around the first of March 2017. (Their publication date keeps getting pushed back by the company, and there is nothing we can do.) The book is filled with approximately 1,200 mostly old pictures of the county throughout the past 200 years. If you would like to purchase a book, please complete the form below in General Information and Research Helps. 

In 2017, Lawrence County will celebrate its 200th Birthday. To commemorate this event, a Lawrence County Bicentennial Pictorial History Book Committee was form and collected pictures for over a year The book will be comprised of mostly pictures with captions and very little written material about the county. This limited edition will be hardbound with a color picture on the front and a dust jacket to match, however the pictures inside the book will be black and white. (The picture to the left is a sample of the style that will be used for the front cover and dust jacket of Lawrence County's book. )

Some of the categories for pictures that will be included in the book are old homes; businesses; communities, towns & places around the county; the square; school and church buildings; class pictures; church members or gatherings; transportation; clubs & organizations; military; sports & recreation; law enforcement; fire department; public meetings, events, fairs, parades, family groups, reunions, and even raids on stills.

The book is packed with approximately 1,200 pictures and contains around 220 pages. Since pre-publication sale of book has past, the price for the book is $45.00, plus $6.50 shipping, or you can pick the book up at the archives and save shipping costs. The society has purchased 200 additional books to have for sale.

The books will also make wonderful presents for family members. Since the book did not arrived in time to give as a Christmas present, we can give you a gift certificate to present to the recipient to let them know their present will arrive soon.

For further information, you may contact the Lawrence Co. Archives at 931-852-4091; email: <>. 




______  Copies of the Pictorial History of Lawrence County, TN        Name:                                              
              At $45.00 each, picked up in Lawrence County

______  Add $6.50 per book for postage if mailed.                         Please use street address for UPS shipping:


                                                                                              City: __________________________

                                                                                              State:________      Zip Code: ________ 


                                                                                  MAKE CHECK OR MONEY ORDER TO:
______ Total amount enclosed                                        LCGS Bicentennial Book Committee

                                                                                  MAIL TO:
                                                                                  Lawrence County Archives
                                                                                  2588 Highway 43 South
                                                                                  Leoma, TN 38468


Last Updated December 28, 2016 by Kathy Niedergeses

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