Fort Wayne Insider Blog

Tag - Historic Preservation

Posted on June 04, 2019 at 8:00:00 am by Holly H.

Chief Richardville House: A Step Back in Time

During your next Fort Wayne visit, take a step back in time and stop by the Chief Richardville House -- which honors the memory of Miami Chief Jean Baptiste de Richardville, a great negotiator in American History.

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Posted on June 23, 2015 at 3:01:00 am by Wendy S.

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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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 ... More ›

Posted on April 24, 2012 at 10:36:24 am by Kayleen R.

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 ... More ›
Some people love gardens, others love birds. Gwen Gutwein loves barns. She is an artist, historian, and champion for old, dilapidated barns. Her passion is to rescue a fast disappearing part of our history, the Midwestern hay barn. Growing up on a farm in northwest Indiana, Gutwein first ... More ›

Posted on June 13, 2011 at 4:29:13 am by Jan B.

Dive into History for Free!

Curious about Allen County? You’re in luck! In honor of their 90th anniversary, The History Center would like to invite visitors to tour their facilities for FREE from June 13-18. Learn more about Fort Wayne's history and celebrate this momentous milestone. Learn more by visiting our website ... More ›

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