News release from the History Center:
Busy July ahead for the History Center
Summer will be in full swing at the History Center with its participation in the Three Rivers Festival, Miami Indian Heritage Days and the Barr Street Market.
Three Rivers and Northern Indiana Train (T.R.A.I.N.) model railroading exhibit will be back for another year from July 15 to July 20 with an HO scale, fully operational freight yard run by the T.R.A.I.N. model railroad club. Regular museum admission applies for the event.
During the Barr Street Market, the public can tour The History Center at no charge during the market hours every Saturday rain or shine through mid-September from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. An old-fashioned photo booth will be available on July 6 for photos.
Monday, July 15, the History Center and ARCH will lead you on a fascinating tour of Fort Wayne’s historical Lindenwood Cemetery. The tour runs from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. and is free to the public.
July 16-18 is the annual Follow the Pipes self-guided tour of area churches and their pipe organs. Several churches will be featured each day with music, a brief history of those churches, as well as a concert at the Embassy Theater featuring their pipe organ “Miss Page”.
The free concerts are co-sponsored by The History Center and the American Guild of Organists. Persons attending must provide their own transportation from site to site. You are encouraged to consult a map for directions and check the city’s website for possible street closures.
The schedule is:
For questions, please consult the History Center web site at www.fwhistorycenter.com or call 260-426-2882.
For more information, call the History Center at 260.426.2882 or view the center’s web site at www.fwhistorycenter.com. Photos of events can be found on the organization’s Facebook page.