TASTE of Montgomery County

General Lew Wallace Study & Museum 200 Wallace Ave., Crawfordsville, IN

This is our major fundraiser, featuring live musical acts and local food and beverage vendors. Visit the TASTE website for more information. There are no Museum tours during the TASTE of Montgomery County.

Dr. Howard Miller Lecture Series: Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association

St. John's Episcopal Church Fellowship Hall 212 S Green St, Crawfordsville

The Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association: 162 Years of Collecting George Washington When the women of the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association took ownership of George Washington’s estate in 1860, they faced a daunting task: the rooms of the Mount Vernon mansion were nearly empty. In the six decades since Washington’s death, his family’s possessions had been […]

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live

General Lew Wallace Study & Museum 200 Wallace Ave., Crawfordsville, IN

Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. Download ticket from the Event Website: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/museum-day-2022/

Dr. Howard Miller Lecture Series: The Collections of the Indiana Historical Society

St. John's Episcopal Church Fellowship Hall 212 S Green St, Crawfordsville

Suzanne Hahn, Vice President, Archives and Library at the Indiana Historical Society. Suzanne will speak on The Collections of the Indiana Historical Society.  Since 1830, The Indiana Historical Society has been collecting and preserving Indiana’s unique stories; bringing Hoosiers together in remembering and sharing the past—Including Lew and Susan Wallace. Suzanne will discuss not only how […]

Museum Closed to Tours

General Lew Wallace Study & Museum 200 Wallace Ave., Crawfordsville, IN

The Museum will be closed for an off-site event.

Field Trip: Collections Tour at IHS

Friday, September 30 – Behind the Scenes Tour – The Indiana Historical Society in Indianapolis will offer a Behind the Scenes look at what they do. Spots will be limited and reservations required. Visit the event link to reserve a spot. Please note the Museum will be CLOSED on September 30, as staff will be […]

Dr. Howard Miller Lecture Series: Amalia Kussner, miniaturist

St. John's Episcopal Church Fellowship Hall 212 S Green St, Crawfordsville

Amalia was a miniature portrait artist and a “darling” of the Gilded Age – and became one of the most sought-after artists of that time. Her career would include painting many of those premier families and European and Russian royalty. With her adventurous spirit, she traveled during the Boer War in South Africa to paint […]

Hoosier Authors Book Club: Always a River

General Lew Wallace Study & Museum 200 Wallace Ave., Crawfordsville, IN

The book club will discuss Always a River: The Ohio River and the American Experience, edited by Robert Reid. The ever-changing Ohio River flows through time as well as space, connecting us with the past as it links Pittsburgh with Cincinnati, Cairo, and New Orleans. Always a River views the Ohio through the perspective of […]

Dr. Howard Miller Lecture Series: Thomas Jefferson’s Revolutionary Garden at Monticello

St. John's Episcopal Church Fellowship Hall 212 S Green St, Crawfordsville

Peter Hatch will present Thomas Jefferson’s Revolutionary Garden at Monticello. Hatch, Director of Gardens & Grounds Emeritus for the Thomas Jefferson Foundation, was responsible for maintenance, interpretation, and restoration of the 2,400-acre landscape at Monticello from 1977 to 2012. Thomas Jefferson wrote that "the greatest service which can be rendered any country is to add […]

Hoosier Authors Book Club: All These Beautiful Strangers

General Lew Wallace Study & Museum 200 Wallace Ave., Crawfordsville, IN

The book club will discuss the novel All These Beautiful Strangers by Elizabeth Klehfoth. Charlie Calloway has a life most people would kill for. A tight knit family. A loyal set of friends. A fast-track to whichever college she chooses. But Charlie isn't interested in what most people want. She's a Calloway. She's special. And […]