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city (1990 pop. 89,286), Wayne co., SE Mich., on the River Rouge, adjoining Detroit; settled 1795, consolidated with the city of Fordson in 1928, inc. as a city 1929. Dearborn is the headquarters of the Ford Motor Company, and the city's economy is dominated by the automobile industry; manufacturing as well as research and development are important. Also residential, Dearborn now has a sizable Arab American population. Fairlane Town Center, one of the nation's largest shopping centers, is there. The city is home to the Henry Ford, which includes the Henry Ford Museum, Greenfield Village (a noted museum of American history and architecture, with the birthplace of Henry FordFord, Henry,
1863–1947, American industrialist, pioneer automobile manufacturer, b. Dearborn, Mich. The Inception of the Ford Motor Company

Ford showed mechanical aptitude at an early age and left (1879) his father's farm to work as an apprentice in a Detroit
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), and a business and history research center; and to the Arab American National Museum. Ford's estate, Fair Lane, is a national historic landmark and part of the Univ. of Michigan's Dearborn campus.
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In the news release, BPI said it's hoping to connect DCCS and the MEP, along with Beacon of Hope and Workforce Connection, to bring the MEP program to Dearborn County.
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It seems if Dearborn is going to be proud of Henry Ford, we should look at the whole picture," McGraw, who has lived in Dearborn for 30 years, told The Detroit News.
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