Heritage Trail

Mondays during Morning Edition and All Things Considered

Join Tom Castaldi on an audio walk through Northeast Indiana's history. 

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.  

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. 

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. 

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