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Address: 1201 Spy Run Ave., Fort Wayne, IN 46808
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+1 260-437-2836

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

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 December 2016
Troy, Michigan
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Troy, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles 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
Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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491 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 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
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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
Port Macquarie, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles 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
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3 of 5 bubbles 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
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 and lifestyle. They are fascinating to talk to and very knowledgeable and helpful. You can... More 

1 Thank Janet S
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Pretty much all former Fort Wayne school children from the 80s-90s have fond memories of sleepovers at the Old Fort. Imagine our disappointment when the attraction closed. Thanks to the Friends of the Fort, this attraction is up and running once more for a new generation! Witness historical reenactments, participate in live demonstrations, and stroll through this recreation of the... More 

Thank ELinsky2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

Especially during festival time, this is a great historic place with much history behind it. The volunteers behind it are very knowledgeable and play the part very well. We've enjoyed the Old Fort for generations.

Thank edcm
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

General Anthony Wayne had a storied career and left his mark on the history of the Northwest and Indiana territories. This particular fort was later named for him, then destroyed. The replica buildings are open only during special events, but the grounds are open to walk around daily. There is no parking on Spy Run and downtown streets are metered.... More 

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