Waynedale History

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.
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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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Indian Village Community Association is in the process of applying for a National Historic Register designation.  In conjunction with the City of Fort Wayne, a consultant from Indianapolis is compiling documentation on the development of the neighborhood since its conception in the 1920s.

Mr. Warner is hoping to find more information on the building phase of Indian Village. Specific questions include: How did you learn about the Village? Who was your builder and did you meet with him...

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