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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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  • Siege of Fort Wayne - 1812

    Old Fort

    June 9, 2018 - June 10, 2018

    2018-06-09 10:00:00 2018-06-10 18:00:00 Siege of Fort Wayne - 1812 <p><span>Saturday: 10:00am&#8211;6:00pm</span><br /><span>Sunday: 10:00am-4:00pm</span></p> <p>The city of Fort Wayne played a critical role in our country’s history. This weekend, the Old Fort will recreate the events of the historic Siege of Fort Wayne during the War of 1812. The clash of American forces against the Natives, sponsored by the British, decided the fate of the last US outpost on the frontier. Had Fort Wayne fallen, Great Britain would have controlled the entire western border of the United States. The weekend will include battle reenactments, period artisans, demonstrations, and children’s activities.</p> 1201 Spy Run Ave Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2018-07-14 10:00:00 2018-07-15 18:00:00 The Three Rivers Muster - A Timeline Event <p><span>Saturday: 10:00am&#8211;6:00pm</span><br /><span>Sunday: 10:00am-4:00pm</span></p> <p>If you missed our first time-line in May or really enjoyed it so much that you wanted more this is your chance! Historical re-enactors representing times from the early Vikings through the WWII converge on Fort Wayne’s Historic Old Fort again. Demonstrations will be given on period cooking, gardening, military life, and much more spanning up to 2000 years.</p> 1201 Spy Run Ave Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2018-07-28 2018-07-29 Colonial America on the Frontier: 1775 &#8211; 1783 <p><span>Saturday: 10:00am&#8211;6:00pm</span><br /><span>Sunday: 10:00am-4:00pm</span></p> <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> 1201 Spy Run Ave Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • Post Miamies – 1754-1763

    Old Fort

    August 25, 2018 - August 26, 2018

    2018-08-25 2018-08-26 Post Miamies &#8211; 1754-1763 <p><span>Saturday: 10:00am&#8211;6:00pm</span><br /><span>Sunday: 10:00am&#8211;4:00pm</span></p> <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> 1201 Spy Run Ave Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2018-11-24 11:00:00 2018-11-24 17:00:00 Joyeux Noel &#8211; A Festive French Christmas <p>Joyeux Noel et Bonne Annee!</p> <p><span>Saturday: 11:00am&#8211;5:00pm</span><br /><br />Jump in your car, hop on the Holly Trolley (sponsored by the Downtown Improvement District) or hitch up your sleigh and welcome the holidays with fun and festivities at the Old Fort. Revel in a time when French speaking habitants celebrated Joyeux Noel et Bonne Annee, Christmas and New Years on les trois rivières (the three rivers). Artisans present hand crafted gift ideas and the Bakers of the Old Fort offer their wares! Warm up by the fire as we deck the halls. History and the holidays come to life at the Old Fort.</p> 1201 Spy Run Ave Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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