Posted on April 12, 2019 at 8:00:00 am by Kate N.

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.

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The merry month of May was made for families—and Fort Wayne offers many pleasant family-friendly activities all month long.  Many of these activities are budget-friendly as well, which makes Fort Wayne, Indiana an ideal spot for a fun family getaway.  Each day brings a new adventure, and this guide can help you make your day-to-day plans.

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Posted on January 24, 2018 at 12:00:00 pm by Molly M.

10 Reasons to Travel to Fort Wayne, Indiana

It is an exciting time for Fort Wayne as the downtown is growing and so many new attractions are popping up!

Being a homegrown local of Fort Wayne, it has a special place in my heart, and I am yearning to boast about the best things that this great city has to offer!

If you are planning a trip or thinking about visiting the area, here are ten reasons to travel to Fort Wayne.

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Posted on June 28, 2017 at 8:00:00 pm by Emma C.

New Space Observatory Offers Free Stargazing

After over 20 years of working out of a storage shed, the Fort Wayne Astronomical Society shoot for the stars and fundraised $248,000 to construct a new, modern, public astronomical observatory in Jefferson Township Park.

Now the society is using this unique, state of the art facility to give

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Posted on May 11, 2016 at 11:00:00 am by Louisa D.

Family Fun in Fort Wayne

So you're coming to Fort Wayne for a visit - any ideas on what you'll do for fun? Whether you're taking a break from visiting relatives or packing something in for the kids between business trips, Fort Wayne has something for every family need. Come check us out!

Maybe you're just interested

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Posted on May 03, 2016 at 4:00:00 am by Louisa D.

New at the Zoo: We Have Some New Members!

The Fort Wayne Children's Zoo is always developing new attractions and new features for guests to enjoy, but they also have some great new friends! Have you been keeping track of which new little animals you'll be seeing at the zoo? Warning: some are pretty small, while others are already over six feet tall!

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Posted on March 02, 2016 at 3:00:00 am by Susan B.

Peppa Pig: A fun time in Fort Wayne with the Kids

If there's a preschooler in your life, then you are most likely familiar with Peppa Pig -- "a preschooler's dream come true," as she's been called.

Peppa is a mischievous (or "cheeky," as they'd say in Britain, where she originated) little pig who has good, clean, gentle fun with her animal friends on her TV show, which airs daily on Nick Jr. Cute animated animals, speaking in British accents? What's not to love about that!

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Posted on August 19, 2014 at 10:00:13 am by Wendy S.

Kuehnert Dairy Farm and Fall Festival - Open to the Public!

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work on a dairy farm? Or exactly how much work it takes for milk to get from cow to table? You can learn all of that and more, plus have great fun doing it, at Kuehnert Dairy Farm! For the second year in a row, the Kuehnert family will open its ... More ›

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 10:00:00 am by Louisa D.

Loo-Au at the Zoo – A fun summer thing to do!

A hotdog, chips and cool treat at the Zoo – what could make summer better? How about a free ride through one of the zoo exhibits?

According to the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, the Zoo-Loo-Au celebration can draw more than 10,000 visitors in one day and it can be a really busy time! But it is a

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