Tag: little turtle

Put Fort Wayne history back into Indiana, U.S. history books

Put Fort Wayne history back into Indiana, U.S. history books

| April 9, 2014

By Eric D. Hackley Editor’s note: The following is the transcript of a Hackonomics program covering the release of Eric Hackley’s new book, “KEKIONGA BLACKS’ War on HIS-Story & Slave Mentality.” The book release was held recently at the Little Turtle Branch of the Allen County Public Library: Introduction of speaker Eric Hackley by Carla […]

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William Wells: How the tide could have turned in battle for Kekionga

William Wells: How the tide could have turned in battle for Kekionga

| November 19, 2013

William Wells is, in my opinion, the most important relatively unknown figure of not only the history of this region but of American history. Had Wells made a different decision, Anthony Wayne would not have defeated the Indians of this region.

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A personal journey toward genealogy, colonization, Fort Wayne history

A personal journey toward genealogy, colonization, Fort Wayne history

| November 15, 2013

How did I become interested in genealogy, colonization and Fort Wayne history? To fully answer that question, you will need to accompany me on a journey that began many years ago, during my junior year at Elmhurst High School. A life altering moment happened one day in my U.S. History class that was being taught by Mr. Robert Passwater.

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The twisted saga of Fort Wayne ‘HIS-Story’ continues…

The twisted saga of Fort Wayne ‘HIS-Story’ continues…

| October 19, 2013

As the 219th Anniversary of Fort Wayne HIS-Story approaches, why is there no enthusiasm leading up to Fort Wayne’s birthday? Isn’t there community curiosity concerning what Anthony Wayne did to warrant a statue of his likeness and a city named in his honor?

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