Waynedale History

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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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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Dr. Gordon E. Damman, D.D.S., opened his lecture Civil War Medicine: An Overview, Tuesday, April 17th at The Lincoln Museum with the humorous proposal that bitten bullets collected from the Civil War were not, in fact bitten by soldiers for anesthetic effect. Who are the bullet-biting culprits? Dr. Damman's slide displayed two little pigs grazing in a field and followed with another slide: well known yard soldiers, common squirrels. The dentist and Civil War medical expert declared that both...

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