Graduation Central, Fort Wayne

Updated March 2017 Lights! Cameras! Graduations! Fort Wayne is home to many commencement events that take place every spring with so many education options around the city. If you'll be in town for your friends or family's graduation, there is a lot to consider in preparation…

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Archive: Wildflower Hike at Vandolah

Spring is in full force here in Fort Wayne, and with the fresh flowers comes new life in other plants and animals at Vandolah Nature Preserve. I enjoy exploring tranquil places both in the city and on its outskirts, and Vandolah is just one of those places. Wildflowers and the peaceful sounds of…

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Best Places for a Spring Time Hike

Spring is finally here! New signs of life are starting to pop up from grass blades to wild flowers. The cure for a family's last 'bout of cabin fever is a hike! If you local or a visitor to the area, I recommend these trails: Dustin (Tom & Jane) Nature Preserve On the outskirts of Huntertown, just…

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Top Four Playgrounds in Fort Wayne

Now that the days are turning warmer, it's time to venture out with the kids and hit Fort Wayne, Indiana's favorite playgrounds and parks. From slides and swings to playgrounds designed for children with special needs, you can enjoy a variety of unique parks for children of all ages…

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Too Good a Prisoner

One of the perks of working at the History Center is getting “behind-the-scenes” and “first” looks at artifacts. A perfect example is an artifact that we were given on July 3, 2012 by Donna J. Vorndran, daughter of former Sheriff Herman C. Holle. Mrs. Vorndran brought us a “soap gun”….a .38…

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