200@200 is a celebration of Fort Wayne's legacy of progress throughout Indiana's 200 years of history. using artifacts from the museum's collection of 28,000 objects, the History Center will tell 200 unique stories of Fort Wayne's role in the 200 years of Indiana's statehood throughout the 2016 bicentennial year.
Throughout 2016 a different historical theme will be highlight each month, presenting a collective mosaic of the community's shared past and present, commemorating the progress, growth and creativity of the "Summit City." Each month's theme will also be featured in a virtual exhibit in addition to in person at the History Center.
September Exhibit: Spirit of Competition
It seems like everything today is a competition. Who is the fastest? Who is the strongest? Who is the best at this or that? In the September exhibit of 200@200 we will look at the Spirit of Competition. From basketball to baseball to football and curling to cycling and golfing, we will feature artifacts, images and stories that showcase athletic competition and recreation in Fort Wayne since the 19th century.
Be sure to visit our virtual exhibit page again in November to view the next installment of 200@200.
Be sure to visit the virtual exhibit page in August to view the new installment of 200@200