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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 […]

Inside the Study: Lew’s Clock

When Lew Wallace created his iconic Study in Crawfordsville, he spared no expense. Although we haven’t yet found any evidence, tradition suggests the stained glass was done by Tiffany & Co. The firm that would become synonymous with fine American craftsmanship began as a stationery and fancy goods store in […]

Uncovering the Past

It’s always thrilling to scrape away the covering of years and unveil more of what General Wallace’s surroundings looked like when he lived among them.  The past weeks have offered exciting glimpses into both the interior and exterior of the General’s study, through the tireless work of some true professionals. […]