Electric Legacy


Join PBS Fort Wayne and the Allen County Public Library as we unveil our latest documentary, Electric Legacy: The Story of General Electric in Fort Wayne.

It takes the viewer on a journey through 140 years of Fort Wayne history and also connects to people, places, and events in US history. Going back to the origins of the company in the 1880's before becoming a part of GE, and tracing the story through the product developments of the 20th century, the WWII production boom, highlighting the bonds that were formed among employees, the economic downturn of the 1980's, the final closure of the Fort Wayne GE Campus in 2015, and the hope created by the Electric Works project.

This is a free public screening, but RSVP is required.