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4/7/14

Historic Fort Wayne Flea Market returns this weekend April 12-13

 

ANNUAL HISTORIC FORT WAYNE FLEA MARKET RETURNS WITH GREAT SHOPPING AND TOURS APRIL 12-13

 

DETROIT -- Antique and bargain hunters will find collectibles, contemporary treasures and a variety of arts and crafts at the annual Historic Fort Wayne Flea Market, taking place Saturday and Sunday, April 12-13 at 6325 W. Jefferson (at the foot of Livernois). The hours for the event are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. The flea market is presented by the Historic Fort Wayne Coalition.

As always, tours priced at $5 per person of the Historic Fort Wayne complex will be offered each day.  The guided tours will include the Star Fort built in the 1840s and the Spanish-American War Guard House. 

Secured parking is $5 per vehicle, and admission is free for the flea market. Refreshments will also be for sale. 

The Historic Fort Wayne Coalition is dedicated to preserving the history of Michigan men and women who served their country between 1845 and 1973 who either sent material to or personally passed through Historic Fort Wayne as a place of induction to United States military service.  The Coalition helps the Fort's caretakers, the City of Detroit Recreation Department with this effort in two major ways.  First, they present high quality events that provide ways for the public to enjoy Historic Fort Wayne and see glimpses of how it would have looked when it was garrisoned.  They also preserve and restore many structures and facilities on the Fort grounds. 

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