Tom Castaldi

Host, The Heritage Trail

Tom Castaldi, Allen County (Indiana) Historian and retired Essex Group Vice President, hosts "On the Heritage Trail". An audio walk through Fort Wayne's history, On the Heritage Trail, follows historical markers describing  the significant sites on an actual walking trail created as a lasting legacy for the Fort Wayne Bicentennial Cerebration  of 1994. Tom is an Indiana University School of Business alumnus, and is the author of the Wabash & Erie Canal Notebook series.

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11:02 am
Mon August 25, 2014

Heritage Trail - Fort Wayne Community Schools

School is back in session for much of the region, and on this episode of The Heritage Trail we'll go back all the way back to 1857 when Fort Wayne Community Schools got its start.  

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Education
6:00 am
Mon June 2, 2014

Heritage Trail - The First Lighted League Game

This week 131 years ago, League Park, known today as Headwaters Park, hosted the first professional evening baseball game under big league lights. WBOI’s Tom Castaldi from the Heritage Trail has that story. 

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12:41 pm
Fri May 2, 2014

Heritage Trail - Old Tower Bank

Lincoln Tower was Fort Wayne’s first skyscraper and turns 99 years old this month.    The Heritage Trail’s Tom Castaldi tells us about the founding and history of one of Fort Wayne’s most recognizable buildings. 

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6:07 pm
Fri April 4, 2014

Heritage Trail - The Fort Wayne Kekiongas

Tom Castaldi talks about how Fort Wayne hosted the first major league baseball game.  

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Education
11:49 am
Mon March 3, 2014

Heritage Trail - Gas Lights

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11:52 am
Wed January 15, 2014

Heritage Trail - Curling

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7:21 pm
Mon September 2, 2013

Heritage Trail - Four Freshmen

Four famous Hoosiers sand their way to the top of the charts.

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