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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Do you have a mystery photo in your family album? Or perhaps you have several mystery photos. This video might help you solve those mysteries. The Museum’s Dr. Howard Miller Lecture Series resumed Thursday, July 11 with “Dating and Preserving Historic Photographs.” Participants learned to interpret, date, and protect family […]
Frederick Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, 1st Marquess of Dufferin and Ava, Viscount of Clandeboye, KP, GCB, GCSI, GCMG, GCIE, PC. A long name and list of titles for a man who met, worked with, and liked a fellow with a short name—Lew Wallace. Lew Wallace met and impressed Lord Dufferin during their shared […]