Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
August 13, 2019
116th Congress, 1st Session
Issue: Vol. 165, No. 135 — Daily Edition
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HONORING WAYNE, MICHIGAN'S SESQUICENTENNIAL; Congressional Record Vol. 165, No. 135
(Extensions of Remarks - August 13, 2019)
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[Extensions of Remarks] [Page E1051] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] HONORING WAYNE, MICHIGAN'S SESQUICENTENNIAL ______ HON. RASHIDA TLAIB of michigan in the house of representatives Tuesday, August 13, 2019 Ms. TLAIB. Madam Speaker, I rise today to recognize the city of Wayne, Michigan as its residents celebrate the city's one hundred fiftieth anniversary. Wayne, Michigan was first incorporated in 1869, but its roots can be traced even further back as a trading post by the indigenous Potawatomi. With its prime location along the trading route, and in close proximity to the River Rouge, the area grew in population, securing the settlement's role in Michigan's manufacturing economy. Glass, carriage, and eventually automobile manufacturing. Modern day Wayne, Michigan is a thriving, friendly community. Its seventeen public parks are enjoyed by families and nature lovers alike, and its historic downtown area is the perfect backdrop for numerous community events like Wayne Days, Family Fest, and annual community- wide flea market. The City of Wayne, Michigan has a long history, and its pride in traditional values of friendship and hard work are evident today. Please join me in tribute to the City of Wayne, Michigan on the occasion of its one hundred fiftieth anniversary.