Free Tours in Fort Wayne, Indiana

As a child in school, I always loved field trips. Sure, I could read my science book to learn how milk is pasteurized. But there was something special about getting to see the process at a local dairy. If you enjoy first-hand experiences too, you'll be happy to know that there are several Fort Wayne businesses that will let you look around and learn for free…

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10 Under 10 Activities in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Everyone loves an affordable activity that provides an amazing experience! Save in Fort Wayne with these ten activities. Botanical Conservatory - $7 Always in season, immerse yourself in nature at the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory. Be sure to tour the Showcase Garden – the scene for the…

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The Best Activities within 5 Minutes of the Grand Wayne Convention Center

If you are in Fort Wayne, Indiana for a convention or event at the Grand Wayne Convention Center you are also conveniently placed right in the center of Fort Wayne’s hub for entertainment and activity. With a walkable downtown and countless restaurants, arts, and attractions to explore, you can get a full Fort Wayne experience without ever getting into a car…

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The Genealogy Center: Monthly Virtual Programming

The Genealogy Center and the expert genealogists who work there are a treasure trove of family history information. Even if you can’t visit the Genealogy Center in person, their services, information, and collection can be accessed virtually! One of their greatest gifts is their monthly virtual programming. Every month the Genealogy Center plans programs for you to enjoy twice a week…

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Fort Wayne Dreams Big and Achieves Bigger

For my whole life, I've called Fort Wayne home. I've also traveled a lot, visiting friends on both coasts, the South and Southwest. When visiting other places, you invariably compare them to home. For me, Fort Wayne always comes out ahead…

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How I Learned Who I am Through Genealogy

Every family has stories handed down from a few generations or more. Some sound outlandish and are hard to believe, which is the main reason most people want to dig into their family history. I decided to personally draw out my family tree to see if some of my grandma and grandpa’s stories were true – such as the mystery surrounding a white plate that was said to be Ulysses S. Grant’s while he was in the White House. The Genealogy Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana helped me do that…

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6 Ways to Celebrate MLK Day in Fort Wayne

On June 5, 1963, an interracial crowd overflowed what is now the University of SaintFrancis Performing Arts Center in downtown Fort Wayne, and waited anxiously for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to take the podium. His visit to our city was faced with plenty of adversity, as were many other facets of the Civil Rights Movement, yet Fort Wayne activists kept on fighting…

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