Stephanie Cain

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Lewis Powell, one of the Lincoln Conspirators, subject of one of our puzzles

Study Jigsaw Puzzles

We’ve created some puzzles of the General Lew Wallace Study & Museum property that you can complete online! We hope you enjoy them! Hopefully this will tide you over until we are able to open the museum again. The Study & Lew Wallace statue puzzle This landscape photo appears in […]

Disease Prevention: Maintain physical distancing. (You know, pretend you're a Victorian)

COVID-19 Closure

Due to the COVID-19 virus, the General Lew Wallace Study & Museum is currently closed to tours for the foreseeable future. Our March 23 Hoosier Authors Book Club meeting has been cancelled. Park Day 2020 has been cancelled. Please watch our website for continuing updates.

Three black and white images of Lew Wallace: One is in his full dress uniform from the Civil War; one is Lew riding his horse Old John; one is Lew Wallace when late in life as an esteemed author

Flat Lew

As part of our 2019 exhibit, we invited our visitors and supporters to take part in an interactive project called Flat Lew. While our exhibit on traveling with the Wallaces is over, you’re welcome to continue sending us Flat Lew pictures! Based on the Flat Stanley project, this project lets […]

Gail Stephens, author of Shadow of Shiloh and lecturer on the Lincoln assassination conspiracy

Gail Stephens on the Lincoln Assassination Conspiracy

On Thursday, October 17, at 7 p.m. award-winning author Gail Stephens visited Crawfordsville to discuss the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln as part of the General Lew Wallace Study & Museum’s ongoing Dr. Howard Miller Lecture Series. Lew Wallace and the Lincoln Assassination Lew Wallace was a member of the […]

Dr. Howard Miller discusses Victorian travelers and tourists

A World in Motion: Travelers and Tourists in Ben-Hur

On Thursday, September 12, Dr. Howard Miller returned to discuss “A World in Motion: Travelers and Tourists in Ben-Hur” on September 12, 2019. His talk was at 7 p.m. in the Carriage House Interpretive Center. Travelers and Tourists in Ben-Hur Throughout 2017 and 2018, Dr. Miller delivered a series of […]

Oil Painting & Book Conservation

We are very excited to announce the completion of a conservation project at the museum! This project improved care of the historic Wallace book collection and 5 selected framed works of art. 2019 Conservation Grant In April of 2019 we received a grant funded by the Indiana Historical Society and […]

Garden Tour

A dedicated few braved the heat and humidity last Saturday to attend our garden tour. Grounds Manager Deb King spent about an hour and a half showing people around the grounds. She talked about the various flower varieties and tree species. In addition, she took visitors into the Study for […]