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Historic Photos of Fort Wayne

Historic Photos of Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne is named after General Mad Anthony Wayne and became an incorporated city in 1840. Fort Wayne is Indiana's second largest city and has historically served as a transportation and communications center for the region. The ?Summitt City? is also home to John Chapman, who is better known in... more

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  • ISBN 9781596523777
  • Imprint Turner
  • Category History

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Overview

Fort Wayne is named after General Mad Anthony Wayne and became an incorporated city in 1840. Fort Wayne is Indiana's second largest city and has historically served as a transportation and communications center for the region. The ?Summitt City? is also home to John Chapman, who is better known in American folklore as Johnny Appleseed. This book follows life, government, events and people important to Fort Wayne history and the building of this unique city. Spanning over two centuries and two hundred photographs, this is a must have for any long-time resident or history lover of Fort Wayne!