General Lew Wallace Study & Museum

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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 […]

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 […]

“Trials and Tribulations” Exhibit Opening

The General Lew Wallace Study & Museum 2015 exhibit, “Trials and Tribulations: Lew Wallace in 1865,” is now open! This exhibit discusses the actions of Lew Wallace in the final year of the American Civil War. Trials and Tribulations In 1865, Lew served on two important trials—that of the Lincoln Conspirators […]

Graph showing that the Making a Historic Difference fundraising goal at the General Lew Wallace Study & Museum has been met

Museum Supporters Make a Historic Difference

The General Lew Wallace Study & Museum, a National Historic Landmark, is pleased to announce the successful culmination of the Making A Historic Difference Campaign. The campaign began in early 2013 with a generous $100,000 challenge grant from the Jeffris Family Foundation, an organization dedicated to Midwestern Historic Preservation. The […]