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One Case Down!

The 2010 exhibit, Sanctuary: Preserving the Legacy of Lew Wallace, is taking shape! Amanda McGuire and Deb are working diligently with white gloves and power tools to get everything in place. The first case done centers on Wallace’s legacy through his best-selling novel Ben-Hur, including some rarely-seen ephemera, and the […]

Sneak Preview

The 2010 exhibit opens in just a few weeks and we are furiously working on displays, exhibits and interactive activities. Lew Wallace’s workbench, replicated by a local woodworker, will be the setting of the ‘hands on’ display. One of the activities planned is a block puzzle representing the Study. Handcrafted […]

Study Snapshots: 2009 Exhibit Opening

After months of preparation, the General Lew Wallace Study and Museum debuted its 2009 exhibit, Embattled: General Wallace’s Leadership in the Civil War to members of the Lew Wallace Study Preservation Society on Friday, March 20. Gail Stephens, author and Wallace historian, greeted the crowd and shared her experiences guest […]

Lew Wallace–Gentleman Scientist exhibit opens 3/29

Lew Wallace’s fascinating and little-known avocation as inventor, innovator, and naturalist will be the focus of this year’s exhibit theme, Lew Wallace: Gentleman Scientist, opening Saturday in the Carriage House Interpretive Center of the General Lew Wallace Study and Museum. Gentleman Scientist The museum staff has been busy selecting related […]