On Saturday, April 1, 2017, history buffs, community leaders and preservationists will team up with the Civil War Trust at more than 130 sites in 30 states to answer the call to service on Park Day. Celebrating over 20 successful years, Park Day has attracted volunteers of all ages and […]
The General Lew Wallace Study & Museum is holding a Civil War Trust Park Day event on Saturday, April 5, 9:00 am – noon. Grounds Manager Deb King organizes the event, which is the only such event in Indiana. Park Day has been celebrated since 1996 at Civil War-related sites across […]
Saturday saw ice on the windshields, but that didn’t keep volunteers from cleaning up the 3.5 acres of the General Lew Wallace Study and Museum. Over 30 people descended on the Museum to rake, mulch, pick up branches and do general garden work. Two trailers were filled with leaves and […]
Top of the morning! St. Patrick’s day find the Museum lawn starting to green up and the siberian squill blooming. Daffodils are budding and the tulips are sprouting. After a long, ice and snow filled winter, spring cannot come soon enough. Saturday, April 2nd, is the annual Park Day. In […]
The General Lew Wallace Study and Museum is hosting a free Holiday Open House and Volunteer Reception on their last operating day of 2010, Sunday, December 12 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. The Open House takes place inside the CarriageHouseInterpretiveCenter, which is beautifully outfitted in yuletide décor, including a Christmas […]
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.
wabashvolunteers 014, originally uploaded by WallaceStudy. Athlete volunteers from Wabash College help scrape paint from the 1875 Carriage House on the grounds of the General Lew Wallace Study & Museum as part of their Wabash Day community assistance activities.
We’re looking to add volunteers to Lew’s Crew! Following in Lew’s footsteps (as Adjutant General he recruited 13 companies of soldiers for the Civil War in 10 days), we’re calling everyone interested. Our biggest need is for tour guides, so if you are a people person willing to be an […]
Annual Park Day sponsored by Civil War Preservation Trust, History Channel, US Dept. of Interior CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN, March 28, 2009—The Civil War began as a struggle between armies of untrained but enthusiastic volunteers. Seven generations later, another army of volunteers is about to descend on America’s Civil War battlefields – […]