Waynedale History

The 2008-2009 George R. Mather Sunday Lecture Series opens on Sunday, September 14, at 2:00 PM, as Russell A. Working presents "Growing Up in Indiana During the Great Depression Years." Working shares his experiences of growing up during the Great Depression years. The depression brought with it a rigorous lifestyle that was enough to break a person's spirit. Working shares how he and his brothers actually found moments of humor and happiness in the midst of their most horrible family...

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It was the most sought-after invitation of 1827. When Chief Jean Baptiste de Richardville's gracious Greek Revival house was built, the most prominent citizens of Fort Wayne vied to attend his dinner parties. Once again, the Chief's house will be filled with lights, laughter, stories, music and a mouthwatering array of food--and this time you're invited! Be sure to attend the Third Annual Buffalo Tro, on Friday, September 26, 2008, 6 pm-9 pm, at the Chief Richardville House, 5705 Bluffton...

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All programs are at the History Center, 302 E. Berry St., Fort Wayne, unless otherwise noted.

 

SATURDAYS, NOW THROUGH SEPT 27
9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Barr Street Farmers Market
Food and crafts for sale, family-oriented entertainment, free to public. At corner of Barr and Wayne Streets, downtown Fort Wayne, next to the History Center. Market-goers can enjoy free admission to the History Center from 9:00AM-1:00PM.

 

AUGUST 28 - SEPTEMBER 26
Foellinger Foundation 50th Anniversary Exhibit
This exhibit...

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