Historic Fort Wayne hosts War of 1812 weekend this Saturday and Sunday

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Local history buffs can start celebrating now, Historic Fort Wayne will host a War of 1812 weekend this Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 20-21, with plenty of live artillery demonstrations and re-enactments involving tradespeople, armed forces, and homemakers.

The fort will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is free and parking is $5.



There will also be guided tours of the complex including the Star Fort and barracks and Spanish-American War Guard House. The tours are $5 for adults and free for kids 12 and younger. 

For more info on Historic Fort Wayne click here




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