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Picture of General Lew Wallace Donated to the Franklin County Historical Society in Brookville, Indiana

Father Charles W. Niehaus with painting of General Lew Wallace, author of the classic novel, Ben Hur

Thanks to the family of Dorothy Reifel for the items they donated to the Society.

In the picture is Father Charles W. Niehaus, a nephew of Dorothy Reifel, from Chicago.

The Reifel family lived in General Wallace's historic home.