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Looking Back: Polar Bear Club's 1978 New Year's Day swim

According to a photo caption in The Journal Gazette the following morning, more than 60 people joined the Polar Bear Club's 39th annual New Year's Day dip in the St. Joseph River n ...

December 31, 2018 10:30 am


A busy week in June 1954

In Throwback Thursday features, we've usually taken a look back at specific events, and that will continue in this new column.

December 27, 2018 1:00 am


Throwback Thursday: Toboggan run at Pokagon marking 80th anniversary

The toboggan run at Pokagon State Park is marking its 80th anniversary.  The slide was built in 1935 when the Civilian Conservation Corps Co. 556 built a curved toboggan run ...

December 20, 2018 10:30 am


Throwback Thursday: Construction of Fort Wayne National Bank Building, 1969

The Fort Wayne National Bank Building (now known as PNC Center) was Fort Wayne's tallest from 1970 to 1982 when the building now known as the Indiana Michigan Power Center ope ...

December 13, 2018 11:00 am


Throwback Thursday: Santa visits St. Joseph Hospital in December 1947

In this photo from The Journal Gazette's archive, Santa visits St. Joseph Hospital with gifts for patients in December 1947. – Throwback Thursday appears each week on The ...

December 6, 2018 11:00 am


Looking Back: Christmas around town

'Tis the holiday season, and all you need to do is take a look around town to know that's true.  Here are some archive photos of Christmas around town. If some look familiar ...

December 4, 2018 2:10 pm