Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown

September 8th 2024

Sunday: Noon – 5:00 pm

History comes to life at Fort Wayne’s Old Fort! The Old Fort is a faithful copy of the post built by  American troops under the command of Major John Whistler in 1815. Whistler’s fort was the third and last American fort built in the area. Meet soldiers and civilians and discover the earliest days of Fort Wayne.  See demonstrations on blacksmithing, spinning, gardening, period cooking, and baking. Enjoy games for all ages.  Check out the Old Fort merchandise and purchase a sweet treat at the Bake Sale!

Be sure to stop by the Old Fort as you explore all that Fort Wayne has to offer.  You can visit over 17 Fort Wayne museums and attractions for FREE!

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