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Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center

Allen County Links

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 Allen County, Indiana Links

These websites can be accessed for free from anywhere.

African/African American Historical Society Museum
The African/African American Historical Museum educates and promotes understanding and appreciation of the African diaspora through collections, exhibitions, and programming.

Allen County Genealogical Society of Indiana, Inc.
This society's site includes important information about upcoming programs in Fort Wayne for family historians, important Allen County publications, and data about volunteer projects.

Allen County--Clerk of Circuit and Superior Courts
This site provides data on records held at the courthouse, how to successfully use the courthouse facilities, and links to other important sites.

Allen County--Fort Wayne Historical Society
This site includes data regarding the local historical society including upcoming programs and exhibits, the research collections and research procedures, and an electronic index of historical society publications.

Allen County USGenWeb Page
By clicking on "Indiana County Index and Map" and then on Allen County, one can view our county's page in the USGenWeb Project. A number of useful links for one engaged in Allen County, Indiana research can be found here.

ARCH, Inc.
ARCH is an advocate for the restoration and preservation of buildings and sites of historical significance or architectural interest in Fort Wayne, Allen County and Northeast Indiana.

Besancon Historical Society
This society, incorporated in 1995, interprets and preserves the heritage and culture of those who settled and built up the eastern Allen County, Indiana area.

Fort Wayne—Allen County Board of Health/Vital Records
This site provides contact information for obtaining Allen County, IN birth and deaths records as well as downloadable PDF request forms.

Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society
History and links regarding area railroad history.

Huntertown Historical Society
This society promotes historical preservation and research in the Huntertown, IN area.

Indiana Genealogical Society, Inc.
The site of this state-wide organization, head-quartered in Fort Wayne, contains important information about the society and its publications as well as significant searchable databases, some free and some for members only. Other important information about doing genealogy in Indiana is a part of this site.

Mary Penrose Wayne Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
The local chapter of the DAR has provided information about their activities as well as links to the National Society's page and other Indiana Chapters. Of particular interest to many may be the DAR Markers in Fort Wayne.

University of St. Francis Brookside History Collection
The historical photos linked here from the collections of the University of St. Francis relate to Brookside, the Bass mansion, as well as members of the Bass family and its allied families.