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Fort Wayne Adventure Quiz

You're a Genealogy Junkie!

You are the family historian and love to share the stories of your ancestry. Maybe you’ve taken a DNA test or have already researched your family history. But you’re always on the hunt to discover the small details of your story and family heritage. 

Maybe you’ve been dreaming of visiting the Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library (the #1 place to research family history) or perhaps you’re just discovering this hidden gem in Fort Wayne, Indiana!

Fort Wayne Adventure Quiz - Genealogy

Your Genealogy Junkie Itinerary:

  1. The main attraction is the Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library featuring more than 1 million physical items, a staff of experienced genealogists ready to help, and free access to all of the major databases! 
  2. While you’re at the library, be sure to also check out the Rolland Center for Lincoln Research.
  3. Grab a quick bite at one of the many downtown restaurants, a few of our favorites are classics like Cindy’s Diner and Ft. Wayne’s Famous Coney Island!
  4. For a bit of fresh air, take a walk around The Old Fort grounds or catch a reenactment.
  5. Catch a TinCaps baseball game with friends or family that join you. Be sure to stay for the postgame fireworks!
  6. This spring, the History Center will unveil a new look illustrating a wider and deeper view of the people who have fostered the local identity, and facilitate broader access to the museum’s collection, one of the largest locally-relevant historical collections in the Midwest.
  7. Starting in June, Headwaters Park in downtown Fort Wayne turns into festival central. From cultural celebrations like Germanfest to community celebrations like the signature Three Rivers Festival, and live music, Fort Wayne offers countless ways to celebrate. 

Learn more about why the Genealogy Center is one of the best places to research your family history.

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