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Honor Hoosier Military at Indiana War Memorial Museum

As we approach one of the most patriotic days of the year for Americans – Veteran’s Day on November 11, consider showing your respect for our nation’s military people by visiting a place dedicated to commemorating the effort, courage and sacrifices Read more >

Day of Learning at Science Central

So it’s been a few years since I visited Science Central in Fort Wayne. Last week we had a chance to drive up there and spend a few hours exploring and visiting some new exhibits.Science on a Sphere: While this Read more >

Canal Rides at Delphi’s Harvest Festival

You’ve always wanted to experience the thrill of riding in a canal boat, right? You’ve got a chance this weekend in Delphi during Harvest Festival. Canal rides closed for the season on Labor Day weekend. But on October 17, you Read more >

Fairmount’s James Dean Festival

I like old cars. I’ve no particular favorites, but especially anything red (that is my favorite color). So attending car shows is a pleasurable activity for me as I imagine the days when these classics were new and cruised Main Read more >

Tour Fort Wayne Free for 1 Day

Fort Wayne recently hosted an event that is family-friendly, fascinating and free! The event is called ‘Be A Tourist’ (BAT). It’s held the Sunday following Labor Day and is designed to encourage people who live in Fort Wayne and surrounding Read more >

Public Enemy #1 Re-Locates to Crown Point

  Bet that headline grabbed your attention! I’ll explain. Back in 1933, John Dillinger roamed the nation, creating havoc as he robbed, killed and threatened the safety of American citizens. On July 22, 1933, Dillinger was gunned down by Federal Read more >

Death Comes to the Indiana State Museum

I bet that title caught your attention! Actually I’m not exaggerating. Today is a big day in American History. It is the 150th anniversary of the date that President Abraham Lincoln died at the hands of an assassin. The year Read more >

National Military History Center Displays Authentic Models

Being from a military family (Air Force) and having written a book called World War II Legacies: Stories of Northeast Indiana Veterans, I am interested, along with my husband, in learning about all matters military, especially World War II.   Read more >