Test Your Knowledge of the Fort Wayne Old Fort!

Coming to the Summit City? Maybe you’ll be here in time to visit one of our living history events at the Old Fort. If so, you’re in for a good time. But maybe you’ll want to touch up on some of your Old Fort knowledge before you get here. So try this quiz! (Answers are below.) 1. The original…

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Discover Your Roots at The Genealogy Center

One of Fort Wayne’s many treasures is The Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library. The Genealogy Center is home to the nation’s largest public genealogy collection and is housed in a gorgeous $65 million facility. The Genealogy Center is home to over 456,000 print volumes and…

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Explore Fort Wayne's Three Rivers

Fort Wayne was founded because of three things: our rivers. Since Fort Wayne’s establishment, our three rivers: the St. Mary’s, the St. Joseph, and the Maumee, have been an intrinsic part of the city. From adventuring the trails along the river, to getting out onto the blueways, there are plenty of opportunities for you to experience and bond with the water…

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Sweetwater Sound: A Music Lover's Playground

Sweetwater Sound, located on the outskirts of Fort Wayne, is one of the most respected businesses in the music industry, and one of the largest companies in town. Sweetwater began as the brainchild of Fort Wayne local, Chuck Surack, who started the business out of the back of his van in 1979 with a 4-track recording studio. Today it has grown into a sprawling campus with hundreds of employees, boasting the title of third-largest music retailer in the world! The company sells everything from guitars to recording software, while maintaining world-class recording studios and performance facilities…

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Historic Places, Great Landmarks in Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne is filled with a few amazing landmarks that have are interesting places to visit and experience.If you are just driving through the city or you're here to take tours and experience Fort Wayne, you will want to try to make a stop to see these beauties…

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Soak up Summer in Fort Wayne with these 12 Activities

We are in the middle of summer, and it's not too late for you to enjoy a vacation, getaway, or long weekend! Sometimes when you take a family vacation, and it’s over, you long for the joy you felt making the memories. Fear not, there is still a way to make some great memories. Soak up some time with your family with some of these 12 easy and fun activities! …

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Summer Fun at the Allen County Fair

Nothing says "summer in Indiana" like a county fair, and here in Allen County, we have a great one! What can you find at the Allen County fair? As a 10-year 4-H member, and now as the mom of three past and present 4-Hers, I would make a stop at the 4-H buildings first. Sure, kids bring their…

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Summer Travel Ideas for Seniors in Fort Wayne

One thing you can say for us Seniors—we like to get out and go! Fort Wayne is a great city to tour at any age, but these are my favorite places to visit for those of us who have learned to appreciate beauty and opportunities to learn, no matter the age. The great thing visitingthem will not break the budget…

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