John Martin Smith is a former president of the Indiana Historical Society and has been active in many historical endeavors in Northeastern Indiana. He is the author of several books with Arcadia Publishing, including Kendallville and Noble County, Angola and Steuben County, Auburn, and DeKalb County.
Allen County in Vintage Postcardsby John Martin Smith
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The fleeting scenes of Robison Park, Cathedral Square, and Fort Wayne's many parks have often been captured in postcards sent or collected by Allen County's residents and visitors. Captured here in over 200 vintage postcards and images is the history of Allen County, chosen by local merchants, depicting the thriving downtown areas, booming industries, and quiet, pleasant residential sections.
Allen County provides a visual 40-year history of Allen County. This vast collection provides a wide range of fascinating images and poignant messages preserved on 1¢ postcards, including the socials, events, buildings, homes, and residents of the past from the towns of Allen County, including Churubusco, Fort Wayne, Grabill, Huntertown, New Haven, Monroeville and Zanesville.
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