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H.Res. 278 (110th): Recognizing the 125th anniversary of Payson, Arizona.

The text of the bill below is as of Mar 27, 2007 (Introduced).



1st Session

H. RES. 278


March 27, 2007

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 Rodeo;

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.