Waynedale History

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 to the Miami Nation's welfare. The issue was no longer the fur trade; the issue now was land. The rapidly expanding "new" America Government's expanding population looked westward, and settlers impatiently diffused across the frontier. Eastern land speculators, politicians, promoters, lawyers and human...

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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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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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