Councilman Arp not backing away from ‘Mad Anthony Wayne Day’

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Councilman Arp not backing away from ‘Mad Anthony Wayne Day’

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – One Fort Wayne city councilman doesn’t want to change the city’s new Mad Anthony Wayne Day. Councilman Jason Arp gave several interviews yesterday saying that he understands that the Miami Tribe wants to see some changes in the city’s resolution for its namesake, but he doesn’t think changes are necessary.

The tribe is angry that the city’s proclamation says British troops led the native forces into battle against Wayne. They say native forces led themselves. Arp says documents from the time tell a different story.

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