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Visitors participate in archaeology during History Beneath Us

History Beneath Us

The archaeologists from the University of Indianapolis are here and have started working.  They have already opened up a new unit between the Carriage House and the south wall and have found some window glass, coal and bricks.  They have also started opening up new units around the reflecting pool […]

Geocaching on the Study Grounds

Did you know we have a geocache located somewhere on our 3.5 acres? According to Wikipedia, “[g]eocaching is an outdoor recreational activity in which the participants use a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver or mobile device and other navigational techniques to hide and seek containers, called “geocaches” or “caches”, anywhere […]

Two people stand with a dog during the Stroll for Strays

Gone to the Dogs

Sunday, May 6th saw dogs and owners alike enjoying the beautiful shady grounds of the Study. The Stroll for Strays, a fund raiser for the Animal Welfare League, started and finished the Stroll at the Study. The Study was the starting point, with the stroll following a route through the […]

Archaeology workers dig in a trench on the Study grounds

History Beneath Us

Archaeologists Dr. Chris Moore from the University of Indianapolis and Anne Moore, together with U of I students and members of the public are working on uncovering the outline of Lew Wallace’s reflecting pool this weekend.  Past excavations have revealed the far edge of the pool.  They are now hoping […]

Everything’s blooming

Everything is blooming this spring at the Study. The magnolia trees bloomed April 13th this year, 30 days before they bloomed last year. The lilacs, redbuds and dogwood soon followed. Everything seemed to bloom at once. The Study has been adopted by a pair of hawks, which started building a […]