Daily Archives: August 10, 2012

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General Lew Wallace's carriage when owned by the Oliver family in 1915

Lew Wallace’s Carriage

In 1873, perhaps feeling flush with royalties from his book The Fair God, Lew Wallace ordered a new carriage. It was a made-to-order French Victoria Carriage that cost $1,000, with an additional $200 for shipping. At this same time, Lew and Susan constructing their new Carriage House immediately north of […]