People Lew Knew

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Friendship with the Wallaces Shapes a Young Man’s Life

  Helping with the care and maintenance of the grounds of the Lew Wallace property by incoming freshmen at WabashCollege is not a recent phenomenon. These young men have been helping the museum for years and actually helped General and Mrs. Wallace in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. […]

Mark Twain Said What?

According to a recent article in the New York Times, celebrated author Mark Twain was “often savage in his commentary” on other literary works. Writing in the margins, as was common among voracious readers of the 19th and early 20th centuries, Twain edited already-published volumes by renowned authors Rudyard Kipling, […]