Events


Celebrate a Timeless Holiday with us!

The 12th Annual Holiday Tea & Fashion Show, “A Timeless Holiday,” is scheduled for a week from today on Friday, December 7. This event, one of our major fundraisers, is hosted at the Elston Homestead and the Lane Place. The event operates as a holiday open-house between 3:00 and 6:00 […]

A steampunk-inspired wreath with gears, keys, and numbers, designed by Kara Edie

2018 Hoosier Author Fair

The General Lew Wallace Study & Museum is hosting several regional authors for their third annual Lew Wallace Hoosier Author Fair. The public is invited to the Carriage House on Saturday, November 24 from 1 – 4 pm to meet eight Hoosier authors and celebrate Small Business Saturday. This event […]


VIDEO: Shari Wagner shares poems inspired by Indiana history

Indiana Poet Laureate Shari Wagner visited us as part of our 2016 Lew Wallace Festival of Words and gave a fascinating reading of several of her poems inspired by Indiana history. The time flew past, and we’re sure you’ll enjoy this video of her reading! Don’t forget, our 2016 Lew […]


Inside the Study: Lew’s Clock

When Lew Wallace created his iconic Study in Crawfordsville, he spared no expense. Although we haven’t yet found any evidence, tradition suggests the stained glass was done by Tiffany & Co. The firm that would become synonymous with fine American craftsmanship began as a stationery and fancy goods store in […]