The George R. Mather Sunday Lecture Series
In 1993, while serving on the board of directors at the History Center, the Rev. George R. Mather proposed
a series of free Sunday afternoon lectures on topics that influenced Fort Wayne and Allen County history.
This lecture series has been renamed in his memory.
The George R. Mather Lecture Series is made possible with support from the Dunsire Family Foundation.
All lectures in this series are free to the public and begin at 2 p.m.
The lecture series schedule is below. Note: there is no lecture in December.
Blake Sebring "Fort Wayne Sports History" will be rescheduled for a later date. The lecture was postponed due to inclement weather.
Sunday, April 6, 2014, Nancy Jordan, Everything Old is New Again: Lincoln Financial Group's Archives Read like Today's Newspaper Headlines
Sunday, May 4, 2014, Craig Leonard, John Henry Bass: the Man, His Times and His House
Sunday, June 1, 2014, Brad Skiles, Hugh McCulloch: From Cashier to Treasury Secretary
The History Center gratefully acknowledges these entities for their support of our programs :
Miami Indian Heritage Days at the Chief Richardville House, 5705 Bluffton Road,
runs the first Saturday of each month through November. See the Chief Richardville House page for more information.
YLNI BARR STREET FARMERS MARKET--Opens May 17!
Each summer, the History Center, in partnership with Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana, presents a Farmers Market at the historic marketplace on the corner of Wayne and Barr Streets.
Vendors offer a range of fresh produce, including fruits and vegetables, as well as cheese, baked goods, maple syrups, apple butter, apple cider, spices and herbs. Non-food vendors include products such as soaps and lotions, jewelry, sewn handbags and children's clothing.
Enjoy acoustic entertainment as well as hands-on activities for children.
The Barr Street Market c. 1893 (left) and the Barr Street Market today.
For photos of Festival of Gingerbread from this and past years, go to our Facebook page.
Here are a few "teasers" to entice you.
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