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Susan moved to Fort Wayne from southern Indiana in 1989 for a teaching job in Roanoke and has lived here ever since. She blogs at Girls in White Dresses and is the author of five books. She is also a piano teacher and enjoys living in the Fort with her husband and three young adult daughters.

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What's New at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo in 2020?

The opening of the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo is always a spring highlight in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Things are a little different this year due to COVID-19, but the Zoo has plenty of fun in store for the 2020 season. Keep reading to learn about new exhibits and animals to see, and a preview of the COVID-19 prevention measures to know about before you go…

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The Best Of: Fort Wayne Children's Zoo

The Fort Wayne Children's Zoo has won many accolades over the years, and locals can tell you why. It's hard to think of a better place to spend a day, whether you have a bunch of kids with you, or if you're on own, or visiting with a friend…

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Fort Wayne Dessert Trail

The Fort Wayne area features no shortage of trails to explore. But as you explore all that nature has to offer in the area, don't forget about a trail of another type: the dessert trail…

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What to Expect in Fort Wayne this Summer

We may be in the midst of winter, but January 28 is Plan for Vacation Day.What better way to beat the wintertime blues than to look ahead to some of the things you'll enjoy in Fort Wayne, Indiana this summer? Whether you're planning a vacation here or looking to take advantage of your own hometown, here are some of our recommendations. …

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225 Years of History in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Fort Wayne, Indiana was founded on October 22, 1794. To mark the anniversary of the city's founding, check out the following bits of history that you may not know. Discover History, Food, and Art Tours in Fort Wayne Quick History of Fort Wayne, Indiana Fort Wayne is Born After winning the Battle…

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9 Reasons to Visit Fort Wayne, Indiana this Spring

One of the perks of living in northeast Indiana is the ability to experience all four seasons. But this past winter has seemed particularly long, and most of us are ready to enjoy Fort Wayne in all its springtime glory. Make sure to visit these ten must-see attractions in Fort Wayne, Indiana this spring…

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Fort Wayne, Indiana's Best Fall Trails

If you've complained about theheat and humidity this summer, you'll be glad to welcome cooler fall weather. Autumn in Fort Wayne, Indiana is a wonderful time to see -- and photograph -- some beautiful trees, flowers, and wildlife…

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Summer Fun on Fort Wayne, Indiana's Three Rivers!

Fort Wayne, Indiana: acity built on three rivers, right? Quick quiz: can you name those rivers? You can find them listed at the end of this post. So, how many times have you visited those rivers? I'm embarrassed to admit that I've seen very little of the rivers, and I've lived here nearly 30 years. There's no excuse for not enjoying the rivers,  especially now with the renewed focus on developing our riverfront…

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