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Plan Your Visit

Everyone has a story. Find yours here.  

There are no limits to what you can find when you really start to dig into the past. Generations of ancestors are waiting to tell their stories and we have the tools to help you discover who they are and where you come from. Let’s get started together! 

Why Visit the Genealogy Center?

Learn about how a visit to The Genealogy Center can help you begin your family research journey or help you write the next chapter!

Have you ever wondered about your family’s history, but weren’t sure where to start? 

Visit the Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library in downtown Fort Wayne where you’ll have access to the nation’s largest public genealogy research center with in-person assistance, physical records, and digital resources designed for everyone from beginners to the most seasoned family history researchers.  

Preparing for your visit 

Before you make a trip,  pull together as much as you can about your family history including as many names, birth/death dates and locations as possible.

Plan Your Visit

Allen County Public Library

900 Library Plaza

Fort Wayne, IN 46802



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The Genealogy Center
Allen County Public Library
P. O. Box 2270
Fort Wayne, IN 46801

Opening Hours








9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Noon - 5 p.m.

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