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Historic Fort Wayne

St. Joe Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46864
260 437-2836
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Ranked #19 of 33 attractions in Fort Wayne
Type: Historic Sites
Most recent review
- Aug 1, 2014
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Fairfax, Virginia
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263 reviews 263 reviews
241 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We were pleasantly surprised upon stopping at this site and exploring the history through these folks dressed in period costumes, etc.

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Southeast Michigan
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We love historic stuff so worked hard to figure out parking and how to get to the historic fort. The area is kept up but no signage is in place to explain the site, buildings, or history of the area. It has so much potential but just seems to be unimportant in the overall scheme of the city, which is... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We were driving through Fort Wayne Downtown, and noticed people dressed up in old times costumes - just by accident. As we were looking to see something interesting while in Fort Wayne, we just stopped right away, parked the car and went looking for the park where everything was happening. We were very pleased to find an interesting place like... More

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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213 reviews 213 reviews
57 attraction reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

I still remember the glory days back when I was in grade school where we would go for a visit and see all of the people dressed up in their outfits doing day to day chores at the fort. Those days are past, but the fort still has events on occasion. If you are ever around when one of those... More

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Decatur, Indiana
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

To show the Kids it was here and real not in a book. There are many parts of our History in this Area, We need more for our Children. So that they have a Hands on learning Experince.

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North Manchester
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013 via mobile

Unfortunately the Fort isn't open daily, but during their event weekends they really put on a show! We visited during the 200th anniversary of the siege of the Fort. Re-enactors, demonstrators, soldiers, townspeople, battles—it was truly incredible! Can't wait to catch some more events this year.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

I love taking my 3 year old down here for all the different activities that they have going on. IT is never the same and it is free which is great too. My son loves going to the fort and playing soliders and see the way life was.

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Decatur, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

Great place for learning about our area's local history from the frontier era, and what life was like during the 19th c. for the pioneers. Educational and entertaining.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

It was interesting to discover the history of the Fort when I moved to Fort Wayne 12 years ago. But after that, never went back.

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Indiana
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119 reviews 119 reviews
25 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

If you care about our nations past and the sacrifices that our ancestors made you will like this place. It's not very big and the buildings were closed but you are allowed to go in and roam around at will. If you close your eyes you can almost feel the history that fort has endured. Read up on it and... More

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