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Did you know that Fort Wayne is home to the nation’s largest public genealogy collection?

World-renowned for its immense collection that is more accessible than any you’ll find, The Genealogy Center is passionate about helping each person who walks through its doors.  Whether you are just beginning to explore your family history or you’re a seasoned professional genealogist, there is only one place to research your family’s history: The Genealogy Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

As Indiana’s second largest city, Fort Wayne is easy to navigate and accessible. Bringing a spouse or loved one? We have lots of downtown dining and attractions to make the trip fun for the whole family. Excellent downtown hotels and affordable parking rates will make your stay not only successful, but affordable.

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The Genealogy Center is located in the heart of downtown Fort Wayne, within the beautiful Allen County Public Library. An underground parking lot and two street level lots and make parking easy and convenient. Two nearby hotels and countless restaurants and attractions enable genealogists to park once and enjoy their stay in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Map to the Genealogy Center

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Want to learn more about The Genealogy Center? Check out this video tour, showcase all the facility has to offer!