H. RES. 278
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 27, 2007
Mr. Renzi submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
Recognizing the 125th anniversary of Payson, Arizona.
Whereas in 2007 Payson, Arizona, will celebrate the 125th anniversary of its founding;
Whereas in 1882 community leaders surveyed the town site of Payson;
Whereas in 1884 Payson held its first rodeo, which has
been held every year since to become the
World’s Oldest Continuous
Whereas Payson and its surrounding area were written about by western author Zane Grey in books such as Code of the West, Under the Tonto Rim, and To the Last Man;
Whereas Payson, incorporated in 1973, has grown to become a dynamic, thriving community that anchors an area known as Rim Country; and
Whereas on October 5–7, 2007, Payson will celebrate its achievements and history with a great celebration: Now, therefore, be it
That the House of Representatives recognizes the 125th anniversary of Payson, Arizona.