Visitor Stories

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A man stands in front of an antique car with General Lew Wallace's Study building and wall in the background.

Restoring the Wall

The General Lew Wallace Study & Museum and Lew Wallace Study Preservation Society are pleased to announce a new restoration project planned for this winter. MCCF Grant Provides Funding for Wall Restoration Thanks to a grant from the Montgomery County Community Foundation and donations from a group of local citizens, […]

Lew’s Young Fan

I had a family visiting from northern Indiana recently who already knew a lot about Lew Wallace. The son was a fan of Lew’s and wrote a report about him last year in school. This year he is planning to write about Montgomery County for a school report. I’m sure […]

Overheard at International Museum Day 4

This is from a Crawfordsville native: “The Study was very much a part of my youth as my family lived just a few blocks away on Wabash Avenue, I went to school at Wilson from kindergarten through the middle of fourth grade, my Scout Troop met in the Carriage House […]

Overheard at International Museum Day

Today the Museum is participating in International Museum Day with free admission. The theme is Museums and REmembrance, and our visitors are talking up a storm about what they remember from their previous visits! This was overheard from a former teacher during a tour: “Didn’t there used to be a […]