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The historic fort is featured in the Haunted Historic Fort Wayne Tour and has been featured on several TV shows.

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    Geographic Information

    42.299167, -83.097222
    United States

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    42.299347073167695, -83.09594664285277
    Wayne County, Michigan
    Nearest Towns:
    River Rouge, MI (2.7 mi.)
    Detroit, MI (3.4 mi.)
    Melvindale, MI (4.2 mi.)
    Dearborn, MI (4.4 mi.)
    Ecorse, MI (4.6 mi.)
    Lincoln Park, MI (5.4 mi.)
    Wyandotte, MI (6.5 mi.)
    Allen Park, MI (6.6 mi.)
    Hamtramck, MI (6.9 mi.)
    Highland Park, MI (7.3 mi.)


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    1. I was a full-time employee at the fort during the summer season of 1985. At the time the male tour guides did a living history presentation and gave guided tours in character of soldiers garrisoned at the fort as in the year 1864. We were authentically uniformed and outfitted as Union soldiers from that time period. One afternoon myself and another tour guide went up to the third floor of the original barracks building, which was usually inaccessible to everyone (someone had inadvertently left a door unlocked to a stairwell). As we walked around, suddenly just a few feet away from us a door started to open by itself on its old creaky hinges. As we were gawking at if for a second or two the door suddenly slammed shut with a violent thud. Before we could say a word to each other we just bolted back down the stairs as fast as we could. I never had any interest to go back up there the rest of the summer…

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    2. Late 1981: This was in a room in the Fort where uniforms were stored. I was waiting for a friend to complete his work, which was only going to take an hour or so. I feel asleep on a cot, in the uniform room and awoke to someone whispering my name in my ear. I could feel the breath against my skin.

    3. coalition member  |  

      don’t we all love historical fort Wayne i know its a creepy place but its are home, its are hidden jewel of Detroit. It should be remembered of what michigan troops done here 150+ years ago preserving this great country. I love historical Fort Wayne for many reasons

    4. We took the Haunted / Historic tour which was excellent and for only $25 ea. they took us everywhere but be advised it was 4 1/2 hours long. I have a video where I’m filming the ladies doing a evp session and I had to spin around because something was walking up on me, you can actually hear the boots approaching me. 7/7/17

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