Known as the birthplace of Southern Gospel Music and the political career of David Crockett, Lawrenceburg’s downtown area swirls around the gazebo on the square and attracts visitors with its quaint charm, gift shops, boutiques and restaurants. Lawrenceburg invites you to enjoy arts and music events, as well.
Eateries in the area offer delicious food and a relaxing atmosphere. For tasty breakfast, visit Square 40. Society American Nosherie serves comfort food and a generous portion of hospitality. Society’s menu includes various options, from sandwiches and salads to seafood and steak dishes.
When you’re ready to browse the stores, wander the area and enjoy a splendid shopping experience, promising wonderful conversations and unique finds. When you enter Resplendent Boutique, you’ll discover women’s clothing, purses, shoes and jewelry. You’ll be greeted with a smile at Gigi’s Boutique, offering baby items, children’s clothing and monogramming. For home décor, glassware and gift items, browse Miss Millie’s. Southern Brew invites you to try refreshing tea and coffee drinks. If you prefer healthy meal replacement shakes and energy teas, stop by B&T Nutrition, where you’ll find a variety of flavors, including caramel cake, watermelon and banana pudding.
As you stroll the area, appreciate beautiful art. Take a picture near the statue of David Crockett. Another perfect backdrop for a photo on the square is a mural, painted by artist Whitney Herrington. The art is on the outside wall of Society American Nosherie.
Delve into local history and learn about the first gospel music radio station when you visit James D. Vaughan Museum.
A perfect way to end a day of exploring the area is to see a show at the Crockett Theatre. The art deco theatre was built in 1950 and is one of the few theaters from this era still operating in the United States. Listed on the National Historic Registry, the theatre offers a stage to local artists to showcase their talents. The stage is named in honor of the work of Emmy Award-winning actor Michael Jeter, a native of Lawrenceburg.
You’ll often hear music on the square, as the area hosts various events. Every second Saturday, from May to October, enjoy live music performances and comedian shows.