200@200 To Govern and Serve


FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) The History Center is celebrating Hoosier History through “To Govern and Serve”. In October, the Fort Wayne History Center is focusing on local government and public services that benefited Fort Wayne and Allen County as part of its year-long bicentennial exhibit.

History Center Executive Director Todd Pelfrey shared equipment used to make alcohol during prohibition.

The exhibit can be seen all through October as part of the History Center’s Bicentennial Legacy Project. To learn more about this month’s exhibit and the Bicentennial Project, click on the video above.


The History Center is located at 302 East Berry Street in downtown Fort Wayne. It is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday, noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday (and the first Sunday of the month). Admission: $6 per adult (ages 18 to 64), $4 per senior (age 65+) or youth (ages 3 to 17), free for children age 2 and under.