Remembering Fort Wayne

Remembering Fort Wayne

by Scott M. Bushnell


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Remembering Fort Wayne by Scott M. Bushnell

At the centennial of its founding by General Anthony Wayne in 1794, the city of Fort Wayne could boast prosperity and rapid growth as a leading industrial center of the Midwest. By the start of World War I, it had become the second-largest city in Indiana. With a selection of fine historic images from his best-selling book Historic Photos of Fort Wayne, Scott M. Bushnell provides a valuable and revealing historical retrospective on the growth and development of Fort Wayne. The images collected here offer a kaleidoscopic look into the history of this remarkable city, from its early days to recent times. Remembering Fort Wayne captures unique and rare scenes of the city through the lens of more than a hundred historic photographs. Published in vivid black-and-white, these images communicate the historic events and everyday life of two centuries of people building a unique metropolis. Remembering Fort Wayne is sure to captivate anyone curious about the city’s past, from the student of history to the local history buff.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781596526495
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 05/31/2010
Series: Remembering Series
Pages: 134
Sales rank: 1,219,198
Product dimensions: 10.90(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Scott M. Bushnell is a former reporter and editor for newspapers in New York State and Connecticut and for the Associated Press. He later worked in corporate communications for two Fortune 500 companies. A graduate of Dutchess Community College in his hometown of Poughkeepsie, New York, and Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne, he served as copy editor of the narrative History of Fort Wayne and Allen County, 1700–2005. Bushnell is the author of Historic Photos of Indiana; Hard News, Heartfelt Opinions: The History of the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette; and co-author of Roanoke: The Renaissance of a Hoosier Village. He and his wife, Barbara, live in rural northeast Indiana.

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