Waynedale History

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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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 their migrations had frequent conflicts with their allies. However, they actually settled major quarrels in long peaceful councils-at which they excelled." And "Their self-assurance and dominant position among their neighbors can be traced in part to their stable and provident village life, based more on...

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"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 selected at Tribal Council by representatives of the villages and clans. Tribal councils were always held at Kekionga after 1712, i.e. here at the Three Rivers. In addition to the principal or civil chief of the tribe, a separate War Chief was selected, based upon demonstrated bravery and success in battle...

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