Fort Wayne is a think tank of America.
Fort Wayne is known as a city of firsts that reshaped the world. It is here the first calculator was introduced to the public, washing machine changed the day-to-day life of housewives and pulsating discos hit the town.
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In addition, Fort Wayne is among the pioneers of the big sport scene. Baseball is the nation's most-popular game and in Fort Wayne it was first played at night under the gleaming spotlights. A home to the NBA Detroit Pistons and the Fort Wayne Daisies - the professional women's baseball team, Fort Wayne is used to a diverse sport scene, while a draw for film-makers it became when A League of Their Own was filmed in the city.
Along with the sport scene stands cultural heritage in Fort Wayne. The city makes efforts to rival the world's best destinations. Less fashionable than Paris, the city produces the world famous Vera Bradley bags. Less serious than Zurich, it still tastes as sweet with DeBrand Fine Chocolates. On its way to global confidence, Fort Wayne is already the nexus of the American nation. Its Allen County Public Library is ninth in the nation by Hennen’s American Public Library Rating Index II.
Other attractions include;
The Fort Wayne History Center, a museum to trace the local history with numerous displays on the theme
Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, a green area with 500 species of plants and 72 different cacti
Fort Wayne Children's Zoo with more than 1500 animals, from lemurs to dingo dogs, orang-utans to tigers.
Fort Wayne Museum of Art, offers displays of American art by William Forsyth and Janet Fish
Kachmann Gallery, located in downtown Fort Wayne, offers unique pieces of art to experience
The Embassy Theater, an old movie palace opened in 1928
The city is named in honor of General Anthony Wayne who defeated the local tribes on the initiative of George Washington. Since then the city of Fort Wayne served as a frontier town and railroad crossing. It had very dubious reputation because of high crime with murderers, gamblers and other outlaws in the area. As soon as German immigrant farmed the land around the city, it became more civilized.
Today Fort Wayne is a prosperious Midwestern city to visit with Booked.net.