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Posted on February 19, 2018 at 10:00:00 am by Susan B.

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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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 June 29, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Lauren C.

Make the most of a Sunday in Fort Wayne

If you're in Fort Wayne for the weekend, you might find yourself with some time on your hands Sunday. You might think that Fort Wayne is dead on a Sunday, but you couldn't be more wrong. Here are a few ways to take in the Fort on a Sunday:

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Posted on June 21, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Tom B.

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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Posted on March 19, 2013 at 9:00:00 am by Kristen G.

Journey through Generations at FGS 2013

By Tina Lyons, FGS 2013 Publicity Chair Genealogists love visiting Fort Wayne. The Allen County Public Library’s Genealogy Center is home to the second largest genealogy collection in the United States. A trip to Fort Wayne can help genealogists find their ancestors in Indiana, across the

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If you enjoy studying your family's lineage, you do not want to miss the Indiana Genealogical Society Annual Pre-Conference and Conference to be held at the Allen County Public Library April 27 and 28!

The IGS Pre-Conference is Friday, April 27, 2012 from 9:00am – 6:00pm and will give

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Posted on October 10, 2011 at 6:21:00 am by Shelley G.

National Black Genealogy Conference in Fort Wayne

It's fun to learn about our ancestors, and there is no better place to do so than at the Fort Wayne Allen County Public Library - home to the world’s second largest genealogy section. The Genealogy Center at the Library is a great place to visit and dig into your heritage any time of the

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