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Everyone loves stories, whether in books, movies, or TV. But the most interesting story is often your own!

Have you ever wondered what your past held or where you really came from? Fort Wayne, Indiana's main library, located in downtown Fort Wayne, has the largest public genealogy center in the nation. It is also one of the most comprehensive. The great news is that almost all of the services are free. Even better news is that you can get waist deep in your family history in just two days!

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Posted on January 30, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Alma S.

Black History Month Events in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has been quoted as saying, “We are not makers of history. We are made by history.” This February, you can commemorate Black History Month by visiting the following Fort Wayne, Indiana places, where you can see just how this important part of history has shaped the past and present for us all.

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Posted on July 27, 2016 at 8:00:00 am

Discover Your Roots at The Genealogy Center

One of Fort Wayne’s many treasures is The Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library. The Genealogy Center is home to the nation’s largest public genealogy collection and is housed in a gorgeous $65 million facility.

The Genealogy Center is home to over 456,000 print volumes and

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If you've ever stopped and wondered where your family came from, wonder no more! From August 21-24 family historians and genealogists from around the world will gather at the Grand Wayne Center for the Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference to learn, research,

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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 February 01, 2012 at 4:29:45 am by Kayleen R.

Discover Your Roots at The Genealogy Center

Need help in finding information about a long-lost relative for a family history project? How about trying to find photos for a high school reunion? Are you a military veteran wanting to track down buddies? You’re in luck! The Genealogy Center at the main branch of Allen County Public ... More ›

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