Fort Wayne, Indiana

What is Fort Wayne, Indiana known for?


field number

-bin query r?ammem lhbumbib:@field(NUMBER+@band(lhbum+5298a)): accessdate 2006-10-15 origyear 1886 year 1907 edition second edition publisher Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford location Lansing, Mich. pages 496–497 chapter Proclamation by Winthrop Sargent chapterurl http: memory.loc.gov cgi-bin ampage?collId lhbum&fileName 5298a lhbum5298a.db&recNum 511&itemLink r?ammem lhbum:@field(DOCID+@lit(lhbum5298adiv236))%235298a0512&linkText 1 ref>


music political

on the regular FM channel remained beautiful music. political headquarters Fort Wayne (Fort Wayne, Indiana), Indiana USA (United States) website ipfwcommunicator.org On July 30, 2011, KSNT and KTMJ-CA combined its news operations with KTKA-TV, under the banner name of ''Kansas First News''; the newscasts are based out of the KSNT studios. The arrangement is similar to other virtual triopoly joint news operations


art studies

, Indiana G-E Club Elkin, North Carolina Chatham Blanketeers - - 1947 Fort Wayne, Indiana G-E Club Golden, Colorado Coors - left 100px thumb Details of bottom of Maury "Pathfinder of the Seas" monument. (Image:Matthew Fontaine Maury Statue.jpg) '''Frederick William Sievers''' (1872–1966) was an American (United States) sculptor (sculpture), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Sievers moved to Richmond, Virginia, as a young man, furthering his art studies


program part

, United States, is a public 4-year high school with a comprehensive intake of over 2,000 students. Homestead's school year consists of two 18-week semesters. Students are enrolled in seven 47-minute periods. Homestead is a class 5A high school that is well known for its academics and athletics, but mostly for its renowned music program. Part of Southwest Allen County Schools, the school receives accreditation from the Indiana Department of Education and the North Central Association


art training

in Chicago, Illinois, in late summer 1954, studying two nights a week for three months under Jerry Warshaw for "the total of my entire formal art training." His first formal commission "was something like a bank ad or a tie design when I was still in my teens." ''The Collector'', p. 41 He joined the city's Feldkamp-Malloy art studio, later being fired. Feeling encouraged by a meeting


culture+performing

1,580 - 9 Indiana University – Purdue University Fort Wayne 1,255 - 10 BAE Systems (BAE Systems Inc.) 1,150 Culture Performing arts left thumb Marquee of the historic Embassy Theatre. (Image:Historic Embassy Theatre and Indiana Hotel.jpg) The Embassy Theatre (Embassy Theatre (Fort Wayne)) is a 2,471-seat performing arts theater originally built in 1928 as a movie palace


amp defense

, Fort Wayne's economy has diversified to include distribution, transportation, and logistics, health care, professional and business services, leisure and hospitality, and financial services. The city is a center for the defense industry which employs thousands.

; Defense publisher Fort Wayne–Allen County Economic Development Alliance accessdate 2012-12-29 As northeastern Indiana's cultural hub, Fort Wayne is home to 15 museums and art galleries, two daily newspapers, Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra philharmonic


sports history

-American Girls Professional Baseball League , and the Fort Wayne Kekiongas of the National Association of Professional Base Ball Players (precursor to the MLB). Some notable events in sports history occurred in Fort Wayne. The first professional baseball game was played May 4, 1871 between the Fort Wayne Kekiongas and the Cleveland Forest Citys. (2008-01-19). Fort Wayne Sports Moments. ''The News-Sentinel''. Retrieved on 2009-06-11. It was rained-out in the top of the ninth inning, with the Kekiongas ahead 2–0. Retrosheet.org – First Game. Retrieved on 2008-05-16. On June 2, 1883, Fort Wayne hosted the Quincy Professionals for one of the first lighted baseball games ever recorded. Miklich, Eric, Night Baseball in the 19th century. Retrieved on 2008-05-16. Fort Wayne is also credited as the birthplace of the NBA (National Basketball Association), as Pistons' coach Carl Bennett brokered the merger of the BAA (Basketball Association of America) and the NBL (National Basketball League (United States)) in 1948 from his Alexander Street home. Ichthus Festival is also no longer just one festival. Ichthus Ministries now has other satellite festivals. One is a one day, 4 staged festival in Fort Wayne, Indiana which was held on September 25, 2010. See the Ichthus Fort Wayne website http: ichthusfortwayne.org index.php?option com_content&view article&id 119&Itemid 167 Ichthus Fort Wayne featured top names such as Switchfoot, Relient K, Red (Red (band)), Thousand Foot Krutch, BarlowGirl, The Almost, KJ-52, Disciple (Disciple (band)), Family Force 5, Sanctus Real, and more for the 2010 festival. See the Ichthus Fort Wayne website http: ichthusfortwayne.org index.php?option com_content&view article&id 106&Itemid 163 Another festival owned by Ichthus Ministries was held in Pikeville, Kentucky on October 23, 2010. However, the artists for this have not been announced yet. See the Ichthus Fort Wayne Website http: ichthusfortwayne.org index.php?option com_content&view article&id 120&Itemid 168


radio title

-06 page F2 quote KKLQ (Q106) has hired Rusty Humphries from KBEQ in Kansas City, to supplement its morning show. Seattle, Kansas City (Kansas City, Missouri), and Portland, Oregon. Located in Fort Wayne, Indiana, '''WOWO''' is an independent news talk radio


food+events

publisher Fort Wayne Pride title About us accessdate 2014-12-16 BBQ RibFest showcases barbecue rib cooks and live entertainment, attracting 40,000 visitors annually. run walk

Fort Wayne, Indiana

imagesize image_caption image_flag Flag of Fort Wayne, Indiana.svg Flag of Fort Wayne, Indiana image_seal CitySeal100.jpg image_map Allen_County_Indiana_Incorporated_and_Unincorporated_areas_Fort_Wayne_Highlighted.svg mapsize map_caption Location in Allen County and Indiana pushpin_map USA pushpin_map_caption Location in the United States image_map1 mapsize1 map_caption1 coordinates_region US-IN subdivision_type Country subdivision_type1 State subdivision_type2 County (List of counties in Indiana) subdivision_name subdivision_name1 Indiana subdivision_name2 Allen (Allen County, Indiana) subdivision_type3 Townships (List of townships in Indiana) subdivision_name3 Aboite (Aboite Township, Allen County, Indiana), Adams (Adams Township, Allen County, Indiana), Perry (Perry Township, Allen County, Indiana), Pleasant (Pleasant Township, Allen County, Indiana), St. Joseph (St. Joseph Township, Allen County, Indiana), Washington (Washington Township, Allen County, Indiana), Wayne (Wayne Township, Allen County, Indiana) population_rank 76th (List of United States cities by population) government_type Mayor–council (Mayor-council government) leader_title1 Mayor leader_name1 Tom Henry (D (Democratic Party (United States))) leader_title2 City Council leader_name2 title '''Council Members''' title_style frame_style border:none; padding: 0; list_style text-align:left;display:none; 1 Marty Bender (R (Republican Party (United States))) 2 Dr. John Crawford (R) 3 Tom Didier (R) 4 Mitch Harper (R) 5 Glynn Hines (D) 6 Russ Jehl (R) 7 Geoff Paddock (D) 8 John Shoaff (D) 9 Tom Smith (R) leader_title3 State House (Indiana House of Representatives) leader_name3 title '''Representatives''' frame_style border:none; padding: 0; list_style text-align:left;display:none; 1 Dan Leonard (R) 2 Ben Smaltz (R) 3 Phil GiaQuinta (D) 4 Martin Carbaugh (R) 5 Christopher Judy (R) 6 Bob Morris (R) 7 Casey Cox (R) leader_title4 State Senate (Indiana State Senate) leader_name4 title '''Senators''' frame_style border:none; padding: 0; list_style text-align:left;display:none; 1 Dennis Kruse (R) 2 Thomas Wyss (Thomas Wyss (Indiana politician)) (R) 3 David Long (David C. Long) (R) leader_title5 leader_name5 established_title1 Founding established_date1 October 22, 1794 established_title2 Incorporated (town) (Municipal corporation) established_date2 January 3, 1829 established_title3 Incorporated (city) (Municipal corporation) established_date3 February 22, 1840 area_magnitude 1 E9 unit_pref Imperial area_land_km2 286.50 area_water_km2 0.54 area_footnotes area_total_km2 287.05 area_total_sq_mi 110.83 area_land_sq_mi 110.62 area_water_sq_mi 0.21 area_water_percent area_urban_sq_mi 135.25 area_metro_sq_mi 1368 population_footnotes population_as_of 2010 (2010 United States Census) population_total 253691 population_density_km2 885.5 population_density_sq_mi 2293.4 population_urban 313492 (119th (List of United States urban areas)) population_metro 419453 (122nd (List of Metropolitan Statistical Areas)) population_blank1_title CSA (Combined statistical area) population_blank1 611712 (77th (Table of United States Combined Statistical Areas)) population_blank2_title population_blank2 timezone EST (Eastern Time Zone (North America)) utc_offset -5 timezone_DST EDT (Eastern Daylight Time) utc_offset_DST -4 postal_code_type ZIP codes postal_code 46774, 46802–46809, 46814–46816, 46818, 46819, 46825, 46835, 46845 area_code 260 (Area code 260) latd 41 latm 04 lats 50 latNS N longd 85 longm 08 longs 21 longEW W elevation_m 247 elevation_ft 810 website cityoffortwayne.org blank_name FIPS code (Federal Information Processing Standard) blank_info 18-25000 blank1_name GNIS (Geographic Names Information System) feature ID blank1_info 0434689 footnotes '''Fort Wayne''' is a city in the U.S. state of Indiana and the county seat of Allen County (Allen County, Indiana). In addition to those three core counties, the combined statistical area includes Adams (Adams County, Indiana), DeKalb (DeKalb County, Indiana), Huntington (Huntington County, Indiana), Noble (Noble County, Indiana), and Steuben (Steuben County, Indiana) counties, for a population of about 615,077.

Under the direction of American Revolutionary War statesman Anthony Wayne, the United States Army built Fort Wayne (Fort Wayne (Fort)) last in a series of forts near the Miami tribe village of Kekionga in 1794. Brice, Wallace A. (1868) ''History of Fort Wayne, from the Earliest Known Accounts of this Point to the Present Period''. D.W. Jones & Son. Named in Wayne's honor, the settlement established itself at the confluence of the St. Joseph River (St. Joseph River (Maumee River)), St. Marys River (St. Marys River (Indiana)), and Maumee River as a trading post for European pioneers.

As northeastern Indiana's cultural hub, Fort Wayne is home to 15 museums and art galleries,

Fort Wayne has been an All-America City Award recipient in 1982, 1998, and 2009

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