Fort Wayne in Allen County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Fort Wayne ~ Fort Dearborn Trail
Erected by Mary Penrose Wayne Chapter DAR.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 41° 5.592′ N, 85° 8.746′ W. Marker is in Fort Wayne, Indiana, in Allen County. Marker is on North Wells Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2022 North Wells Street, Fort Wayne IN 46808, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. These are the Hamilton Women of Fort Wayne (approx. 0.6 miles away); Emerine Jane Holman Hamilton (approx. 0.6 miles away); League Park (approx. 0.6 miles away); Jail Flats (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Floods Duck Creek: Early Industry and Business Development (approx. 0.6 miles away); Early Effort To Build A Park (approx. 0.6 miles away); Earliest Railroad (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Wayne.
More about this marker. Located in front of 1886 buildings used as St. Vincent’s Villa Orphanage, owned by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Fort Wayne–South Bend; then in 1978 the YWCA bought the property. It is now a private "Imagine" school.
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