Coming Up at the History Center:
May 1, 2pm- George R. Mather Sunday Lecture, Sin in the Summit City, presented by Karen Richards
May 7, 1-4pm - Miami Indian Heritage Days at the Chief Richardville House, Medicine Woman Drum
March 14 to May 20 - Man of the Ages: a selection of Abraham Lincoln objects from the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection
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10am - 5pm Monday - Friday
12 - 5pm Saturday & First Sunday
Free Parking -- Handicap Accessible
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The History Center has rooms available for meetings and parties. Our beautiful, fully restored Shields Room is perfect for weddings. For more information, click here.
Time Travelers allows members of The History Center access to over 178 reciprocal institutions with over 250 individual museums and historical societies in 43 states. Members of Time Travelers organizations receive a variety of special benefits, such as free admission or gift shop discounts when they visit Time Travelers affiliates. For a listing of member institutions click here.
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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
The History Center is a funded member of Arts United.