Lawrenceburg Public Square

Small shops, frequented by citizens and visitors, surround the Lawrenceburg Public Square. Some of these shops contain gifts, furniture, food, and clothing, just to name a few. The square is very reminiscent of old times, and the friendly people make it a delight to walk around.

The Gazebo is host to major speeches and some annual festivals. Occassionally, you'll see a band up there playing great tunes.

The bronze life-size statue of Colonel David Crockett that stands on the south side of the Public Square is the only statue erected in honor of Tennessee's and Lawrence County's famous hunter, frontiersman, soldier, legislator, and hero of the Alamo. Inscribed on the granite pedestal is his famous motto, "Be sure you are right, then go ahead." The statue was unveiled and dedicated on September 14, 1922.

Work began on the Mexican War Monument in 1849 and the legislature passed a resolution on 1/9/1850 to appropriate $1,500 to erect it.  The monument was created to perpetuate the memory of the "Lawrenceburg Blues" and Captain William B. Allen who fought in the Mexican War. It has a four square base supporting a shaft running skyward and is on the north side of the square. It is one of only two monuments to the Mexican-American War in the United States.