Coming Up at the History Center:
Ending Soon - 200@200 - Commemorating the Ages
May 6, 2017, 1-4pm - Miami Indian Heritage Days at Chief Richardville House - Medicine Woman Singers will perform
May 7, 2017 - George R. Mather Lecture Series - Melissa Rinehart presents Northern Indiana...At the Crossroads of Many Cultures. 2pm. Free to the public.
May 20, 2017 - Barr Street Farmers' Market returns 9am-1pm.
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10am - 5pm Monday - Friday
12pm - 5pm Saturday and first Sunday
Free Parking -- Handicap Accessible
Ages 2 & under--free
History Center members--free
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Learn more about the Shields Room, the Barr Street Market, and the Chief Richardville House.
The Heritage Education Fund has raised over $1 million dollars since it's inception!
You can help build a student's knowledge of local and area history by donating to the Heritage Education Fund. All dollars raised in our annual campaign go toward providing free admission to the History Center to school groups in Allen County as well as DeKalb, LaGrange, Noble and Steuben Counties.
Over 200 school groups have attended in each of the past three school years!
or send your check with "HEF" in the memo line to:
The History Center
302 East Berry
Fort Wayne IN 46802
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