General Lew Wallace

General Lew Wallace Study and Museum; Crawfordsville, Indiana

The General Lew Wallace Study is an architectural wonder situated on the grounds where Lew Wallace wrote his masterwork Ben-Hur and other literary works. This whimsical folly celebrates Wallace’s fascinating legacy and renews belief in the power of the individual spirit to affect American history and culture. It is home to items General Wallace collected during his life as an author, soldier, governor, artist, musician, and inventor.