ARCH wraps up lectures, begins home tours

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) A local organization continues its work in educating the community about how the Summit City contributed to our nation’s history. It’ll ends its lecture series for the year and begin its summer home tours.

ARCH is wrapping up its lecture series with 10 Fort Wayne Firsts. The series, presented by ARCH’s board president, Karen Richards, will feature ten first occurrences that happened in Fort Wayne, ranging from the first professional basketball game played in the country to the invention of the magnet wire.

After ARCH ends its lectures, it’ll begin its summer home and garden tours to provide an opportunity to learn about the city’s unique architecture. The tour will feature 13 homes, food trucks, a silent auction and an art and craft market.

Douglas Sagstetter, Program Specialist with ARCH joined NewsChannel 15’s Gina Glaros on First News to discuss more about the events planned.

The lecture series is Saturday, May 30 at 11 a.m. in the Globe Room of the downtown library located at 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne.

The first Home and Garden tour is June 27 in Southwood Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Harrison Hill Home and Garden tour is August 29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information, go to its website.

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