The Allen County – Fort Wayne Historical Society “History Center Digital Collections”

Do you have ancestry that stems from the Allen County, Indiana area? If so, the History Center Digital Collections, sponsored by the Allen County-Fort Wayne Historical Society will be of interest to you.

Historical Center Digital Collections Thus far, 571 items have been digitized and posted online. The majority of the collection seems to be photographs, with many early documents relating to area history also included. You can also find digital images of various artifacts at the site, items like bottles, beads, an axe head, and so forth.

You can browse the collection, or using their search engine; search the full collection, or narrow the search.

The Digital Collection is made up of four categories:

  • The Glorious Gate
  • Making of a People
  • Miami Indiana
  • Thirteen Millennia

About the collection.

Search the collection.

Thanks to a note at on the MoSOG Messenger blog to again alert me to these Indiana digital docs.

Author: Leland Meitzler

Leland K. Meitzler founded Heritage Quest in 1985, and has worked as Managing Editor of both Heritage Quest Magazine and The Genealogical Helper. He currently operates Family Roots Publishing Company (, writes daily at, writes the weekly Genealogy Newsline, conducts the annual Salt Lake Christmas Tour to the Family History Library, and speaks nationally, having given over 2000 lectures since 1983.

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