Riverfront Activities

Explore One of the ARCH Heritage Trails

One of the very best things about Fort Wayne is the abundance of historic treasures that are lovingly cared for and celebrated by not only those who call Fort Wayne home, but also the many visitors who travel to our city each year. There is no shortage of historic neighborhoods with…

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Historic Old Fort: Revolutionary War – The Western Front

Just so you know: Fort Wayne’s residents will be under siege on September 8-9, 2012. Don't panic. It is a re-enactment of the summer of 1812 when America, a fledgling nation, declared war on Great Britain. Native Americans fought with the British to take over Fort Wayne and other forts in…

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Fort Wayne and the War of 1812

A city as old as Fort Wayne (founded 1794) could not have survived without encountering conflicts, military and otherwise. The War of 1812 was just such a time when our young nation had to again stand united after The Revolutionary War against the tyrannical power of Great Britain. At one…

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