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VIDEO: Shari Wagner shares poems inspired by Indiana history

Indiana Poet Laureate Shari Wagner visited us as part of our 2016 Lew Wallace Festival of Words and gave a fascinating reading of several of her poems inspired by Indiana history. The time flew past, and we’re sure you’ll enjoy this video of her reading! Don’t forget, our 2016 Lew […]

Indiana Poet Laureate Shari Wagner, photo by Rachel Greenberg

Seeking Young Architecture Enthusiasts

On June 21-22, we will again host ArchiCamp in partnership with Indiana Landmarks. The two-day camp is open to students ages 8-12. ArchiCamp is an architecture-based camp that uses historic architecture to educate and excite children about local history and instills stewardship and responsibility for our cultural heritage. During the two-day […]


The House of a Thousand Candles book cover by Meredith Nicholson

House of a Thousand Candles next Book Club Pick 1

The General Lew Wallace Study & Museum’s state bicentennial programming is getting underway with The House of a Thousand Candles! The Museum’s 2016 exhibit will discuss the Golden Age of Indiana Literature, which began with the publication of Lew Wallace’s Ben-Hur and went on to include prominent novelists such as […]