Congratulations to Dearborn,
You’re the WCSX City of the Week
- Dearborn’s slogan is “ The Home of Henry Ford.” Other famous people with Dearborn ties include: actor George Peppard (movies and TV, The A-Team), Congressman John Dingle, and MLB pitcher Derek Lowe.
- Dearborn Township was formed in 1833 and the village of Dearbornville in 1836, each named after patriot Henry Dearborn, a general in the American Revolution who later served as Secretary of War under President Thomas Jefferson.
- More recent additions are The Henry Ford(a reconstructed historic village and museum), the Henry Ford Centennial Library, the super-regional shopping mall Fairlane Town Center, and the Ford Performing Arts Center. The open land is planted with sunflowers and often with Ford’s favorite crop of soybeans. The crops are never harvested.