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Black History Month Events in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has been quoted as saying, “We are not makers of history. We are made by history.” This February, you can commemorate Black History Month by visiting the following Fort Wayne, Indiana places, where you can see just how this important part of history has shaped the past and present for us all…

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5 Ways to Celebrate MLK Day in Fort Wayne

On June 5, 1963, an interracial crowd overflowed what is now the University of St. Francis 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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Central High Exhibit at the Allen County Public Library

Whenever we give tours at the African/ African American Historical Society Museum (AAAHSM) , the easiest, most “pointable” landmark we have at our disposal is right across Lafayette Street in the form of the building that houses Anthis Career Center. It ceased being Central High School when it was shuttered in the Spring of 1971…

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MLK Unity Day - Fort Wayne

Come together and celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. in Fort Wayne by visiting the African/African American Historical Society and join the Unity Day Celebration at the Grand Wayne Convention Center…

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Beat the Heat in the Summit City

In July it can get very hot in Indiana! You can find some relief without leaving the Summit City. From splash pads and pools to cool treats, there are definitely plenty of ways for you to enjoy Fort Wayne any day of the year…

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Discover Fort Wayne during Be a Tourist In Your Own Hometown

I love Fort Wayne. Having lived here my whole life (minus a few years away at college), I have had ample time to get out and explore my hometown. A lot of this stems from being someone who refuses to be bored, and who enjoys getting out and about to find new things to do and places to go…

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Must Do & See: Be A Tourist In Your Own Hometown

Local? Visitor? Everyone can find something to see and do at Fort Wayne, Indiana's own annual " Be A Tourist In Your Own Hometown ," taking place Sunday, September 8! Where else can you gain FREE access to a dozen of Fort Wayne's most popular museums? This event is not to be missed! Go to a…

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