Experience living history at the Old Fort in August

Staff Writer

    French and British forces clash at the Old Fort as the 1700s come alive. Fur traders, Native Americans, civilians and soldiers demonstrate daily activities at the French outpost known as Post Miamie during the French and Indian War. Experience battles and infantry drills, visit merchants, tour the Old Fort and talk with historical artisans. Wander through the barracks to see the daily activities of the soldiers, and enjoy a special demonstration on goat milking and cheese making.
    The Fort will be open to the public:
    • From 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 25; and
    • From 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 26.
    Admission price is a freewill donation.
    For more information visit www.oldfortwayne.org or call (260) 437-2836. The Old Fort is located at 1201 Spy Run Ave Fort Wayne. Parking is available at Headwaters and Lawton parks.  
    — Jannaya Andrews