HFWC and the Civil War Trust, are sponsoring an annual hands-on preservation event at the fort! This nationwide event calls on volunteers (that's you!) to help with maintenance projects large and small. Free tee-shirts to the first 150 volunteers to come and assist us in getting ready for the new season! Registration is free and open to all.
Detroit Parks and Rec Annual Easter Fun Festival is open to children of all ages (Detroit residents only). Games, face painting, Easter egg hunts with prizes, candy giveaways, bounce houses, Meet the Easter Bunny, and more. 9AM to 3PM.
Open to the public. Wayne State University's Robert R. Frank Student-Run Free Clinic is hosting a 5K fundraising run here at the fort! Street Medicine Detroit’s mission is to ensure access to quality medical care for Detroit’s unreached and service resistant homeless population. Visit their site to register and learn more.
Historic Fort Wayne regular operating hours are every Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 4pm, May through October. Longer hours during many special events. Guided tours are available every weekend and weekday tours are available by appointment.
Historic Fort Wayne Coalition is the volunteer organization responsible for much of the maintenance at the fort. We're a non-profit dedicated to preserving Fort Wayne's history and the legacy of those who served here during its 128 years of operation.
We've got some unique items in our online store, just for you or the history-lover in your life. Our shopping cart is safe and secure so order with confidence. Every cent of profit goes toward the fort's day to day maintenance.
“I made a wrong turn just the other day and stumbled upon this wonderful, historical place. I recommend that everyone make a real effort to visit one day."
“So Glad this place is under going restoration. It is a gem and should be cherished for now and future generations. So much History!"
“Beautiful tour, knowledgeable tour guide and very nice staff, a great start to my adventure into history travels. Very excited to visit again..."