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Historic Fort Wayne

1201 Spy Run Ave., Fort Wayne, IN 46805-4025
+1 260-437-2836
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Interesting

We enjoyed walking around the old fort. We went on a Saturday there was a ham operator rally there... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Penny F
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Fayetteville, Georgia
Makes History Come to Life

Disclaimer: I work regularly with the HFW staff This being said, there is a reason for my... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Ian C
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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1201 Spy Run Ave., Fort Wayne, IN 46805-4025
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoyed walking around the old fort. We went on a Saturday there was a ham operator rally there at the time. All was good and they were all friendly. It was very clean and tidy. Bathrooms were close by. We learned a lot about...More

Thank Penny F
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Disclaimer: I work regularly with the HFW staff This being said, there is a reason for my participation in their events. The operators here strive for quality, consistency, and accuracy as is possible. This is a regional attraction and draws re-enactors from across the country....More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We enjoyed walking through the fort, seeing the actors and touching a bit of history. Showing a real place to my grandchildren to explain how people lived was a great experience.

Thank Dorothy / Thoma... M
Reviewed 12 December 2016

I enjoy the history of this and always check it out when I come to town. Easy walk and nice trip back in time

Thank fcrane35
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Although this is downsized from its original reconstruction, it is a great lesson from the past and an enjoyable visit for an hour.

Thank James W
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The buildings are neat if not boring when there is no event going on. Great place to go if you're into Pokemon Go.

Thank Kristofer S
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Today we spent the afternoon in historic Fort Wayne, IN. Wow, we learned a great deal about the city. The exhibits were excellent and informative. I highly recommend visiting this historic area. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Harold R
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Was a nice stroll through the fort, unfortunately we missed the re enactment by a couple of weeks. The history was interesting

Thank crowgirl60
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Built in 2004, it's just a replica but still interesting. It was built from the plans of an actual 1800's fort that had been burned down.

Thank Matthew B
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

This is a small old fort, nicely restored and easily accessible in the center of town, but go on a weekend when they have a re-enactment, otherwise it may be disappointing. During the monthly reenactment, there are folks who dress and live in period costume...More

1  Thank Janet S
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