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Waynedale History

INTERURBAN BOOM AND BUST

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In 1887 'at the courthouse door' the assets of the Citizen's Street Railroad (CSR) were sold to John Bass, Steven Bond and Frank DeHaas Robinson who reorganized the company as the Fort Wayne Street Railroad. That same year C.L. Centlivre entered the street railroad business. Since his brewery was outside the city limits, he had to get permission from the County Commissioners to lay a track down Spy Run Avenue from the St. Mary's River to his beer garden. He was not permitted to connect his...

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THE INTERURBAN BOOM AND BUST

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The following story, "The Interurban-Its Boom and Bust", was presented by Jack F. Stark for the Fort Wayne Quest Club on February 17, 1984. Members of Fort Wayne's Quest Club gave many witty, informative and colorful lectures between the years 1945-1994 that covered a variety of topics all of which are pertinent parts of Fort Wayne's history. Sixteen of these lectures were later selected by the club and compiled into a book, "The Quest for Fort Wayne," published in 1994; an Anthology of Papers...

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BLEEDING BLUE AND GRAY

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CIVIL WAR MEDICINE INVITES YOU

 

The friends of The Lincoln Museum and Dupont Hospital invite you to discover a highly visual exhibition, Bleeding Blue and Gray: Civil War Medicine at The Lincoln Museum now through September 23, 2007.

"It's jam-packed with Civil War artifacts, many are from the Museum's large collection and have never been displayed," said Joan Flinspach, President and CEO of The Lincoln Museum.

"The educational objectives of this exhibit include familiarizing visitors with...

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