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 […]

Museum Closed

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

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 […]

Shortened Tour Hours

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

The Museum is open from 10 am - 3 pm. We are closing early to set up for the Hoosier Authors Fair at 5 pm!

Lew Wallace Hoosier Author Fair 2022

Fusion54 101 W. Main, Crawfordsville, IN

Our annual author fair is held at Fusion 54 on Small Business Saturday, in conjunction with Crawfordsville Main Street’s Downtown Party Night. Authors from Crawfordsville and around the state will have books and related merchandise for sale. They are happy to sign books and discuss writing with attendees.

Holiday Tea

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

The 2022 Holiday Tea will take place at Elston Homestead. Visit the event page for more information.