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Johnny Appleseed's Legacy Lives On in Fort Wayne

Johnny Appleseed is a major cultural icon here in Fort Wayne. From the TinCaps baseball team to the epic Johnny Appleseed Festival every September, the man who planted apple trees and walked through much of Ohio and Indiana has left a legacy here that many like to recall…

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Bill Blass: His Place in History

Bill Blass' Connection to Fort Wayne Bill Blass was born and raised in Fort Wayne, Indiana on June 22, 1922. He grew up in a house on South Calhoun, across from South Side High School with his one sibling, an older sister named Virginia. When he was 5 years old, Bill’s father took his life. In his…

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Tastes of Tradition: Fort Wayne Historical Restaurants

Fort Wayne loves its restaurants. Some of these eateries have been serving generations of families. Be sure to make these historical restaurants stops on your next Fort Wayne visit! The Oyster Bar The first patron in The Oyster Bar location was in 1888, but the restaurant changed hands many times…

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Historical Neighborhoods of Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne is more than the City of Churches, it could also be called the City of Neighborhoods. Many homes and neighborhoods go back decades, and a few areas even date to the mid 19th Century. Still today, these homes help weave a tapestry of architectural beauty throughout the community. Here are…

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Exploring Historic West Central

West Central offersa mix of historic charm and modern influences at the center of Fort Wayne. Described as, "urban living at its best," the brick roads, Greek Revival-style homes, and small businesses make West Central rich in culture and community. …

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Fort Wayne, Indiana Remembers Those Who Serve

You don’t have to travel to the shores of Tripoli to pay tribute to America’s military – you can stop right here in Fort Wayne, Indiana. From an air park to a coliseum to city parks, Fort Wayne has a lot of sites that commemorate the valor of the Summit City’s fighting forces…

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