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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.

Summer 2019 Hours:
Wednesday through Saturday: 10am – 5pm
Sunday: 12pm – 5pm
Summer Hours end August 4, 2019

Historic Old Fort 360 Tour

 

 

  • Colonial America on the Frontier: 1775 – 1783

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    July 27, 2019 - July 28, 2019 (Select Dates)

    2019-07-27 10:00:00 2019-07-28 18:00:00 Colonial America on the Frontier: 1775 &#8211; 1783 <div class="wpb_column vc_column_container vc_col-sm-8"> <div class="vc_column-inner "> <div class="wpb_wrapper"> <div class="wpb_text_column wpb_content_element "> <div class="wpb_wrapper"> <p>Enjoy the sights, sounds, and smells of the American Revolution at Fort Wayne’s Historic Old Fort.  The Continental Army and British forces will be on hand to provide live demonstrations throughout the day on period specific artillery and military maneuvers.  Re-enactors will also bring to life the daily activities of this time period through demonstrations on period cooking, gardening, blacksmithing, and much more!</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="wpb_column vc_column_container vc_col-sm-4"> <p><strong>Date:</strong><br />July 27th thru July 28th, 2019</p> <p><strong>Hours:</strong><br />Saturday: 10:00am&#8211;6:00pm<br />Sunday: 10:00am-4:00pm</p> </div> 1201 Spy Run Ave Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • Post Miamies – 1754-1763

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    August 24, 2019 - August 25, 2019 (Select Dates)

    2019-08-24 2019-08-25 Post Miamies &#8211; 1754-1763 <p><strong>Date:</strong><br />August 24th thru August 25th, 2019</p> <p><strong>Hours:</strong><br />Saturday: 10:00am&#8211;6:00pm<br />Sunday: 10:00am&#8211;4:00pm</p> <div class="vc_row wpb_row vc_row-fluid"> <div class="wpb_column vc_column_container vc_col-sm-8"> <div class="vc_column-inner"> <div class="wpb_wrapper"> <div class="wpb_text_column wpb_content_element "> <div class="wpb_wrapper"> <p>French and British forces clash at the Old Fort as the 1700’s come alive.  Fur traders, Native Americans, civilians, and soldiers demonstrate daily activities at the French outpost known as Post Miamie during the French and Indian War. Experience battles and infantry drills, visit merchants, tour the Old Fort, and talk with historical artisans.</p> <p><strong>Ongoing Daily Activities:</strong></p> <p>Military camp life can be seen in both the Allied and Imperial camps (Guard duty, fatigue duty and other military functions can be viewed throughout the weekend).</p> <p>Ongoing demonstrations throughout the weekend will include blacksmith, wheelwright, 18th century commercial fishing, gunsmith, woodwright, and music of the 1750s.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> 1201 Spy Run Ave Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • Muster in the East – M.i.t.E.

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    October 4, 2019 - October 6, 2019 (Select Dates)

    2019-10-04 2019-10-06 Muster in the East &#8211; M.i.t.E. <p><strong>Date:</strong><br />October 4th thru October 6th, 2019</p> <p><strong>Hours:</strong><br />Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm</p> <div class="vc_row wpb_row vc_row-fluid"> <div class="wpb_column vc_column_container vc_col-sm-12"> <div class="vc_column-inner"> <div class="wpb_wrapper"> <div class="wpb_text_column wpb_content_element "> <div class="wpb_wrapper"> <p>Muster in the East comes to the old fort October 5th. Come see historic Fort Wayne transformed into a border outpost in 16th century Europe. Experience the life of soldiers and civilians from the age of Discovery and the first colonies in North America. Learn about the Polish Winged Knights &#8211; the Hussaria and the mercenary armies they led during the Early Modern Era (1530-1650). Smell the aromas of the cuisine of the common man and the lords of the land in period food ways presentations. Hear the clash of steel in period sword and musketry demonstrations. Open to the public Saturday 10am to 5pm</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> 1201 Spy Run Ave Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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