Jeff Routh will speak about Ormsby Mitchel on Monday, Jan. 10

BEDFORD – Jeff Routh will speak on “Mitchell: The Man and the Town” at 7 p.m. on Monday, January 10 in the Lawrence County Museum of History and Edward L. Hutton Research Library museum meeting room.

Jeff Routh

The presentation is just after the LCHGS monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m., and both are free and open to the public. The museum is at 929 16th Street in Bedford.

Ormsby M. Mitchel, astronomer, Major General in the Union Army, and surveyor of Mitchell, Indiana, after whom the town was named. Photo courtesy of