Do you have a mystery photo in your family album? Or perhaps you have several mystery photos. This video might help you solve those mysteries. The Museum’s Dr. Howard Miller Lecture Series resumed Thursday, July 11 with “Dating and Preserving Historic Photographs.” Participants learned to interpret, date, and protect family […]
A couple of months ago we were fortunate enough to have some photographers here using an aerial drone to shoot footage of the Study. It was fascinating to see the drone work, and we’re thrilled that the photographers shared some of their aerial shots with us. Click each picture […]
We had a fun little research project today and learned something new about Lew. I wanted to share it with all of you so you get a glimpse behind the scenes at how we are still learning stuff about Lew’s history. One of our members kindly brought a picture for us to […]
The General Lew Wallace Study & Museum is opening the 2014 season with a new exhibit entitled “Vindication: Lew Wallace in 1864.” 1864 was a pivotal year for the course of the Civil War and Lew Wallace’s life. Abraham Lincoln posted Lew in Baltimore, Maryland, while Maryland voted on the […]
The snow is coming down fast and furious today. It snowed overnight and it’s been snowing all morning. With the winter weather advisory extending until 6 p.m. we’ve decided to close the Study early. And that’s it for our 2013 season. We’ve had a great year, and we are already […]
Thanks to heavy rainfall this past week, Lew’s reflecting pool has made a brief reappearance behind the Study. Take a look at this historic photo of the reflecting pool… …then compare it to a photo taken this morning. You can almost see it, can’t you?
The 2012 Holiday High Tea came off beautifully. We’re happy to share tea pictures with you–perhaps you’ll see yourself in one of them! All of our guests dressed to the nines and came out for a lovely afternoon of conversation, tea, coffee, sweet and savory snacks, and delightful music. […]
More pictures of archaeology on the grounds today. Kids are uncovering some great finds in the Archaeologist Training area and helping out at the reflecting pool, too!
The archaeologists from the University of Indianapolis are here and have started working. They have already opened up a new unit between the Carriage House and the south wall and have found some window glass, coal and bricks. They have also started opening up new units around the reflecting pool […]
wabashvolunteers 011, originally uploaded by WallaceStudy. Athlete volunteers from Wabash College move picnic tables on the grounds of the General Lew Wallace Study & Museum as part of their Wabash Day community assistance activities.