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Posted on January 03, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Emma C.

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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Posted on October 22, 2014 at 6:00:07 am by Kaila S.

How to Make Trick-Or-Treating About More Than Candy

It’s almost Halloween, and kids of all ages are ready to get costumed and trick-or-treat, or head to the Halloween Carnival. This year, as more and more teachers are flipping their classrooms - students listen to lectures at home and do the enrichment in class – why not consider Halloween as ... More ›

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How can you have this view and not love Fort Wayne?Over the last couple of weeks, several of you have asked what it is that makes me love Fort Wayne so much. It seems that some of you aren’t quite convinced yet… or you’re still holding on to somewhere else. While I think that Fort Wayne is just the

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Posted on July 16, 2012 at 10:32:05 am by Lauren C.

Learn about the "Fort" in Fort Wayne

Ever wondered how Fort Wayne earned its namesake? You can learn this and more through a visit to the "Old Fort." A little known fact is there were three American forts built in Fort Wayne. The current fort, located just north of downtown on Spy Run, is a replica of the one constructed by ... More ›

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