701 West Connexion Way
Columbia City, IN 46725
Phone: (260) 248-4551
Fax: (260) 248-4559
Merry Lea Environmental Center is one of the largest green reserves that double up as a hands-on laboratory for students of the Goshen College. For details, check website.
Operated and managed by the Fort Wayne Zoological Society, the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo was opened in 1965. The zoo is touted to be one of the top zoos around the world. The zoo has an amazing variety of animals, birds, reptiles and other species. Apart from the animals, it also features fun rides for kids that include Endangered Species Carousel, Pony Ride and Sky Safari. The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo also conducts various educational and fun workshops for kids. You can even schedule your kids birthday party right here at the zoo. For more details, call ahead.
Indiana's amusement park for the mind.
A belief in the Holy Trinity; the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit, is what the Trinity English Lutheran Church spreads through its services. The church welcomes the community to spend time as a family and be a part of its Eucharistic celebration. As a unit, the church undergoes weekly prayer services, special festival services, days of special devotion and annual congregational meetings and invites one and all to be a part of it. The Church is involved in community outreach projects and other works as well.
Formed in the early 1830s, the First Presbyterian Church is the oldest place for religious worship in Fort Wayne. The ancient structure is beautiful with a calm and serene ambiance. It believes in binding the followers of Christ by helping them towards achievement of worldly happiness and spiritual bliss. Prayer services and talks are held on diverse topics that provide a spiritual answer to different problems plaguing people. There are several community activities conducted by the Church to encourage unity and growth like scholastic book fair, educational loans and grants, Lenten missions.
Park, beach, grill, picnic, and more.
Classical, jazz, comedy, and theater.
The Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory is the result of the efforts and endeavors of Fort Wayne City, Foellinger Foundation, Lincoln National Corporation and the Freimann Trust. The idea behind this conservatory was to give the city its very own botanical reserve. Managed and maintained by the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department, every year students, tourists and locals come here to explore this treasure trove. Equipped with outdoor gardens, indoor gardens and modern facilities, it provides an insight into the world of botany. Apart from conducting regular classes, workshops and other events, it also has a rescue center specially designated for conservation and protection of endangered varieties of plants. This green sanctuary can also be rented for private events and celebrations. For more details, check website.
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception is a Roman Catholic cathedral. The church was built in 1860 and is one of the foremost churches of the city. It was incorporated in the National Register of Historical Places in 1980, and continues to strive for the community.
For 9 years art classes were going on and the museum was organized from it. Theodore Thieme donated 10 paintings in 1921 and thats how the museum got started. Although this museum is small it's educational. Its great for kids who learn history, and due to its small size get over with it before it starts boring them. The museum has also got shopping to offer, with books, jewellery and art work for sale.
Charles A. Weatherhogg designed the imposing Masonic Temple of Fort Wayne. Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1991, this historic Freemasons Hall has hosted variety of fraternal events that were well-attended. These splendid settings are also available as a venue for wedding and other private celebrations.
Prior to the 1846 Miami removal.