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Waynedale History

HAPPY BIRTHDAY GLENN!

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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 during the Depression, the young family moved several times but Glenn and his mother remained faithful attendees of Waynedale United Methodist Church since 1927. Glenn learned the value of money very early and by the time he graduated from the eighth grade had already begun what was to become his...

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MIAMI NATION

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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, held councils, played games, feasted and participated in ceremonies. The women did everything else which included planting and harvesting crops, skinning animals, preparing the meat and hides, making the clothes, building the huts, preparing the meals, rearing the children and carrying the loads between...

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ARCH RESCUES HISTORIC WEST CENTRAL HOMES: SEEKING RESTORATION OWNER

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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 loan from Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana, to rescue it from possible demolition. "ARCH would not have been able to make the save for this house, without the assistance of Historic Landmarks Foundation," said Angie Quinn, ARCH Executive Director.

The house came with a three-page list of immediate...

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