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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 July 26, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Viv S.

Seven Ways to Savor Summer in Fort Wayne

There’s still time to make the most of your summer in Fort Wayne and the surrounding area and what better way than to enjoy the great outdoors.

Discover the seven ways you can savor summer in Fort Wayne!

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Posted on July 29, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Louisa D.

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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