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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 […]

Think Green

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 […]

Lew’s Crew Volunteer Call Out

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 […]

Spring has arrived!

Spring has finally arrived and the Museum is blooming with activities! Following the opening of the 2009 exhibit, people from central Indiana descend upon the Museum for Park Day 2009. In partnership with the Civil War Preservation Trust, Park Day is a national program where people volunteer at parks, battlefields, […]