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Winter Activities

Explore Fort Wayne with the Indiana Byways Project

As I began researching this blog post I quickly realized how much of Indiana I've missed in my 10 years here. That's going to change beginning this summer! And with the help of theIndiana Byways Bicentennial Legacy project, it's going to be pretty easy…

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Fort Wayne's Museum Dream

Updated November 14, 2018. The Museum Dream Pass and Museum Access Pass are no longer available from Visit Fort Wayne. Please contact your selected attraction individually. Visitthe History Center, Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, and Science Central for more information…

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Icons of Fort Wayne at the History Center

The treasure safe of a Miami chief, the parasol of the first woman movie producer, and the tallest skyscraper in the state - did you know we had all that in Fort Wayne? There's all this and plenty more in the200@200 "Iconic of Fort Wayne" exhibit at the Fort Wayne History Center…

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Finding your roots - Genealogists love Fort Wayne

With more and more easy to access tools like Ancestry.com, delving into family history is becoming a popular past time. There is a network now for people from all over the world to share what they've learned, and then potentially even connect with long lost relatives. It is no longer a niche hobby…

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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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Discover the Magic of West Central

Fort Wayne's Historic West Central Neighborhood emerged as a prominent residential area on the banks of the city's canal in the 1830s. Over time the neighborhood grew from a haven of the working class, putting them within walking distance to their jobs to a retreat for the upper and middle…

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Christmas at the Fort

Maybe you’ve seen the high wooden walls of the Old Fort on Spy Run. And perhaps you’ve seen how cozy it looks, with snow gently falling around the brown-and-white exterior. Well, if you’ve ever wanted to explore the Fort in the winter time, this is your chance to mix a little historical fun…

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The Voice of the Miami

“Father, we think our answer is good—You point to the West and ask us to go there—There I shall never go, nor will my people. They are all opposed to leaving here. They will not sell their lands. I speak not for myself, but for my people—What you hear from me is the voice of the Miami. We have…

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