During WW II, the Army of the United States had a very unique unit among its ranks. The “Pack Artillery.” At the outbreak of WW II, the U.S. army was totally unprepared to take on Hitler’s
At the beginning of 1790 George Washington made several more attempts at establishing a military presence at Kekionga (Fort Wayne). After War Chief Little Turtle totally defeated three of General Hamar’s
“The Miami Nation,” was presented to the Fort Wayne Quest Club on October 29, 1993 by William R. Clark, Jr: The Miami villages extended from the junction of the three rivers northeasterly
Neil Armstrong first walked on the moon on July 20, 1969. In the 36 years that followed, Neil gave very few interviews and lived an extremely private life. Famous writers such as Stephen Ambrose and
The fifteenth annual Aboite Township One-Room School Reunion was held on Saturday, October 4, at the Aboite Township Fire Station Reception Room on Aboite Center Road with a total of 50 in attendance.
While the world celebrated the end of WW1, Grace (Drage) and Homer Crowl happily welcomed the birth of their first (and only) child into the world on November 5, 1918 in Wells County. Being hard times
The Miami Nation was presented to the “Fort Wayne Quest Club,” by William R. Clark on October 29, 1993: The Revolutionary War and the years that followed created a new and more serious threat
The Miami Nation was presented before the “Fort Wayne Quest Club” by William R. Clark on October 29th 1993: The Miami men hunted and warred and when they were not so engaged they made weapons,
ARCH, Inc.—Fort Wayne’s organization for historic preservation—announces that it has sold the Charles W. Kuhne House at 802-804 West Washington. ARCH purchased the home in May 2007, with a
The Miami Nation was presented before the “Fort Wayne Quest Club” by William R. Clark on October 29, 1993: Quotes from historians include: “The Miamis were a warrior tribe and during
“The Miami Nation,” was presented to the Fort Wayne Quest Club by William R. Clark on October 29, 1993: Village and band chiefs were generally hereditarily determined. The tribal chief was
The 2008-2009 George R. Mather Sunday Lecture Series opens on Sunday, September 14, at 2:00 PM, as Russell A. Working presents “Growing Up in Indiana During the Great Depression Years.”
It was the most sought-after invitation of 1827. When Chief Jean Baptiste de Richardville’s gracious Greek Revival house was built, the most prominent citizens of Fort Wayne vied to attend his
All programs are at the History Center, 302 E. Berry St., Fort Wayne, unless otherwise noted.
SATURDAYS, NOW THROUGH SEPT 27
9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Barr Street Farmers Market
Food and crafts
August 13, 2008 marked a day in Bishop Luers High School history. The first graduating class from Bishop Luers High School, Class of 1962, gave a special welcome to our 50th
“The Miami Nation in Today’s Perspective was presented to the Fort Wayne Quest Club on October 29, 1993 by William R. Clark: During the late 1600s the Miami tribe occupied the land west
“The Miami Nation in Today’s Perspective of Native Americans,” was presented to the Fort Wayne Quest Club on October 29, 1993 by William R. Clark, Jr.: The title of this paper includes
Lifted, without ceremony, from the Warrior Brotherhood Motorcycle Club website
Some veterans bear visible signs of their service: a missing limb, a jagged scar, a certain look in the eye. Others may
The History of Colorful Journalism in Fort Wayne was presented to the Fort Wayne Quest Club on January 28, 1966: The day of personal independent journalism in its former sense has disappeared, and we
Colorful Journalism in Fort Wayne was first presented before the Fort Wayne Quest Club on January 22, 1966, by Herbert Bredemeir, a long time local journalist: Another who had but short journalistic
Colorful Journalism in Fort Wayne, was presented before the Fort Wayne Quest Club on January 22, 1966 by Herbert Bredemeir: An early editor of the News was Jessie Austin Greene, who was born in Indianapolis
Colorful Journalism in Fort Wayne,” was presented by Herbert Bredemeir before the Fort Wayne Quest Club, January 22, 1966:
There was an occasion where Mr. Moynihan’s (Journal-Gazette) editorial
From the Wabash & Erie Canal to the Johnny Appleseed marker, Fort Wayne shines through the decades in glorious black-and-white photography, displayed in a large format.
“I am a writer interested
Billie Creek Village will host one of Indiana’s largest Civil War reenactments with hundreds of reenactors participating on June 14 & 15 with events continually running throughout each day
Jim Sack, founder of Fort Wayne’s Germanfest, will present: A Most German Town: How Germans Came to Dominate Fort Wayne, on Sunday, June 1, at 2:00 p.m. at the History Center.
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