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Family exploring the murals in Downtown Fort Wayne

Summer in Fort Wayne

Too Good a Prisoner

One of the perks of working at the History Center is getting “behind-the-scenes” and “first” looks at artifacts. A perfect example is an artifact that we were given on July 3, 2012 by Donna J. Vorndran, daughter of former Sheriff Herman C. Holle. Mrs. Vorndran brought us a “soap gun”….a .38…

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Discover Fort Wayne during Be a Tourist In Your Own Hometown

I love Fort Wayne. Having lived here my whole life (minus a few years away at college), I have had ample time to get out and explore my hometown. A lot of this stems from being someone who refuses to be bored, and who enjoys getting out and about to find new things to do and places to go…

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One Week in Fort Wayne: The History Center

It's my last day in Fort Wayne, and before I go I wanted to learn more about the city I have quickly grown to love over the last six days. So, I decided to visit the Allen County History Center. I had no idea what to expect from The History Center, but I expected old photos and heritage…

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