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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 […]

Associate Director Amanda McGuire works on book conservation

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 […]

Joan Hostetler gives an historic photo lecture to a group in the Carriage House

Dating and Preserving Historic Photos

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 […]