Stephanie Cain

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Peter Hatch Lecture: Thomas Jefferson’s Revolutionary Monticello Garden

On Thursday, October 27, Peter Hatch presented “Thomas Jefferson’s Revolutionary Garden at Monticello.” Hatch is the Director Emeritus of Gardens & Grounds for the Thomas Jefferson Foundation. He was responsible for maintenance, interpretation, and restoration of the 2,400-acre landscape at Monticello from 1977 to 2012. Thomas Jefferson wrote that “the […]

Volunteer with PointApp for General Lew Wallace Study & Museum

A New Way to Volunteer

Beginning in 2022, potential volunteers will have a new way to connect with us! Thanks to support from the Montgomery County Leadership Academy, we are now discoverable on the Pointapp. If you have a Point profile for other volunteer efforts, you can connect with our profile to learn about specific […]

A man stands in front of an antique car with General Lew Wallace's Study building and wall in the background.

Restoring the Wall

The General Lew Wallace Study & Museum and Lew Wallace Study Preservation Society are pleased to announce a new restoration project planned for this winter. MCCF Grant Provides Funding for Wall Restoration Thanks to a grant from the Montgomery County Community Foundation and donations from a group of local citizens, […]

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 […]

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 […]