Monthly Archives: December 2010

White Christmas…

As we approach Christmas there are always a few movies on my must see list each year…It’s a Wonderful Life – to remind me that I am really pretty lucky. Holiday Inn to remind me how much I love to … Continue reading

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Washington Association of Wabash Men

While researching a query, I came across this interesting snippet from the Wabash alumni magazine  of the 1920′s and thought it might be fun to share it. The photograph below is the senior photo of Joseph Nelson Rose [W1885] the … Continue reading

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Rev. William Twining A.M.

Wabash Faculty 1843-1854 Born New Haven, Connecticut 1805 Yale Class of 1825, Post-graduate studies at Yale and Andover Seminary Established a young ladies’ seminary at Madison, Indiana. Twining taught mathematics, natural philosophy and astronomy at Wabash. Strongly abolitionist, Twining led … Continue reading

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Our first President

A successful minister at an elite church in New York City, Baldwin responded to Hovey’s plea and in 1835 came to the West to head this new college. Baldwin was much loved by his students and a significant asset in … Continue reading

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Lew Wallace and the Elstons

Aspromised, another post on Crawfordsville’s most famous author. This is an image of Lew Wallace in front of the fireplace of his new study here in town. At this point in his life, Lew was doing very well. He had … Continue reading

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