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ANDREA NEAL: Three rivers form strategic, historic site

ANDREA NEAL: Three rivers form strategic, historic site

It’s no coincidence that Indiana’s second largest city occupies land that once served as a capital of the Miami Indian Nation. Native Americans chose Fort Wayne for its strategic location. The confluence of three rivers — St. Joseph, St. Marys and Maumee — would prove equally appealing to Fr…

August 14, 2013 12:00 am
ANDREA NEAL: Indiana's economy built on foundation of agriculture

ANDREA NEAL: Indiana's economy built on foundation of agriculture

By the time Europeans reached Indiana in the 1600s, our economic future was already set. Cornfields stretched for miles along the river valleys and colorful vegetables filled gardens tended by Native Americans.

July 17, 2013 12:00 am
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