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TRANSPORTATION CORRIDOR EVOLVES WITH CITY

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New Life for Historic Passageway

 

A historic transportation corridor that has evolved with the City is beginning a new era. The City is putting the finishing touches on a four-mile stretch of the Towpath Trail to be used by bikers, joggers, and walkers. "Connecting neighborhoods, in a way we live today, is critical to the quality of life for any community. The Towpath Trail continues Fort Wayne's commitment to stronger neighborhoods by creating safe pathways that tie neighborhoods together,"...

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HANGING ROCK A GEOLOGICAL TREASURE WITH A RICH HISTORY

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WABASH-ACRES Land Trust has acquired Hanging Rock National Natural Landmark located near Lagro, Indiana. The former owner whom ACRES Land Trust leased the property from in the 1960s through 1980s, donated the landmark to ACRES in order to ensure its permanent protection. ACRES’ involvement with Hanging Rock began in 1958, two years prior to ACRES officially incorporating as a non-profit corporation. 51 years later, ACRES is now the owner of this significant geological feature.
“Hanging Rock is...

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“FACES OF LINCOLN EXHIBIT” OPENS APRIL 3

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The History Center commemorates the bicentennial of President Abraham Lincoln’s birth with the exhibit “The Faces of Lincoln, Part III: Idealizing the Image,” on display April 3 through May 15, 2009.

The Faces of Lincoln is a three-part exhibit that is comprised of holdings from the Jack Smith and Daniel R. Weinberg Lincoln collections from the Indiana Historical Society. Viewers of this portion of The Faces of Lincoln exhibit are invited to consider “who was the ‘real’ Lincoln?” They are...

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