Introduction to Bryan, Ohio
Bryan was named in honor of John A. Bryan, a state politician. It was settled in 1840 and became a village in 1841. Reincorporated as a city in 1941, Bryan was chosen as the county seat of Williams County, because its population was the greatest and because of its' greater commercial and industrial importance.
Bryan and Nearby Attractions
- Garver Park
- Sauder Farm & Craft Village
- Independence Dam State Park
- Fountain City Historic District
- Fort Wayne Children's Zoo
Things To Do In Bryan
Roseland Park, Maple Grove Park, Fountain City Park, and Israel Gardens Butterfly Park are several parks in Bryan. Local Churches include the First Church of Christ, Bryan Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, and Memorial United Brethren Church. Sauder Farm & Craft Village is a museum with costumed guides who recount the way of life 100 years ago. Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory is another attraction not far from Bryan.
Flights are available from Fort Wayne International Airport.
Bryan Higher Education
Colleges nearby include Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne, Tri-State University, and Northwest State Community College.