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Old Fort

  • Address: 1201 Spy Run Ave Fort Wayne, IN 46805
  • Phone: (260) 437-2836
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Enjoy a stroll through the sights and sounds of yesteryear! Visit the Historic Fort, where history is brought to life through hands-on demonstrations and re-enactments. Period specific events ranging from the early 1700s through the Civil War Era are presented.

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  • 2019-02-23 10:00:00 2019-02-23 17:00:00 Winter Garrison 1812 <p>Living History: Winter Garrison, 1812<br />Saturday, February 23, 10:00am &#8211; 5:00pm<br /><br /> A winter posting at a frontier Fort was never an easy task. Soldiers had to chop wood to stay warm and cook their own meals. Natives were always around in 1812 and many could not be trusted to be friendly. Visit with the soldiers and feel what it was like to live in a frontier Fort during the winter.<br /> The Fort will be open to the public: 10:00 a.m. &#8211; 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 23. Admission: Freewill donation. For more information, tune to AM 1040 Old Fort Radio or go to: www.oldfortwayne.org or call (260) 437-2836. The Old Fort is located at 1201 Spy Run Ave Fort Wayne, IN 46805. Parking is available at Headwaters and Lawton Parks.</p> 1201 Spy Run Ave Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2019-03-02 10:00:00 2019-03-03 16:00:00 British Garrison 1775 &#8211; 1783 <p>Wintertime was hard on man and beast. Sometimes surviving it was a victory against mother nature. Now the Colonial soldiers must get ready for the struggle against England as they repair their equipment and practice their skills.</p> 200 E Main St Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2019-03-02 10:00:00 2019-03-02 17:00:00 British Garrison 1775-1783 <p>Living History: British Garrison 1775-1783<br />Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 10:00am - 5:00pm<br /><br />Wintertime was hard on man and beast. Sometimes surviving it was a victory against mother nature. Now the Colonial soldiers must get ready for the struggle against England as they repair their equipment and practice their skills. British soldiers from the late 1700’s will be training at the Old Fort this weekend.<br />The Fort will be open to the public: 10:00 a.m. &#8211; 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 2. Admission: Freewill donation. For more information, tune in to AM 1640 Old Fort Radio, or check out our website at www.oldfortwayne.org or call (260) 437-2836. The Old Fort is located at 1201 Spy Run Ave Fort Wayne, IN 46805. Parking is available at Headwaters and Lawton Parks. </p> 1201 Spy Run Ave Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2019-03-09 10:00:00 2019-03-09 17:00:00 Civil War Garrison <p>Living History: Civil War Garrison<br />Saturday, March 9, 2019 from 10:00am - 5:00pm<br /><br />The 5th Texas Spangtown Mess will muster at Fort Wayne for drill and training. Come talk to the soldiers about life in their time period, learn about Civil War era military customs and decorum, and witness for yourself the conflict that divided a nation and pitted brother against brother.<br />The Fort will be open to the public: 10:00 a.m. &#8211; 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 9. Admission: Freewill donation. For more information, tune in to AM 1640 Old Fort Radio, or check out our website at www.oldfortwayne.org or call (260) 437-2836. The Old Fort is located at 1201 Spy Run Ave Fort Wayne, IN 46805. Parking is available at Headwaters and Lawton Parks. </p> 1201 Spy Run Ave Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2019-05-04 10:00:00 2019-05-05 18:00:00 Muster on the St. Mary’s &#8211; TIMELINE of Several Centuries <p>Have you ever wanted to talk with Dr. Benjamin Franklin? Do you know what weapons the army in the medieval era used? What were the French Settlers like when they inhabited this area? Historical re-enactors representing times from the early Vikings through the WWII converge on Fort Wayne’s Historic Old Fort. Demonstrations will be given on period cooking, gardening, military life, and much more spanning up to 2000 years.<br /><br />Local 4th &amp; 5th grade classes may register for Education Day on Friday, May 4.<br /><br /></p> 1201 Spy Run Ave Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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