By Eric Donald Hackley I see a most definite need to edit or completely change the local history narrative of Fort Wayne for the purpose of telling the rest of the story, making it historically inclusive, ethnically diverse, internationally relevant, more truthful and noteworthy. The history reform movement that I speak of is intended to […]
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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.
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.