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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 […]

Come Play in the Dirt!

Mark your calendars for this autumn’s History Beneath Us weekend. On September 22 & 23, archaeologists from the University of Indianapolis will be joining us to continue excavations on Lew’s reflecting pool. Visitors will be able to observe archaeologists at work and learn about their methods. Anyone wishing to help […]

Moat Garden Magic

Grounds Manager Deb King has been hard at work on recreating Lew’s Moat Garden. After filling in the moat, he had a round garden, and we’re lucky enough to have pictures of it. Take a look at the original and all the progress Deb has made this year!  

History Beneath Us Day 1

Some interesting things have been found so far on the first day of the spring History Beneath Us.  A marble, horseshoe, and a hip bone from a small mammal have all been found in Unit 10, one of the units that contains part of the reflecting pool.  A group of […]