Opening of Rich's
In 1959, the second branch of Rich’s Department Store was opened in the Belvedere Shopping Center (the first branch was opened at Lenox Square Mall). Rich’s added an air of metropolitan living to the suburbs.
In 1963, Towers High School was opened and is still in operation today. Midway Park on Midway Road is a popular recreational center. It has several fields for baseball and football and a public swimming pool.
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“The Heavens. Once an object of superstition, awe and fear. Now a vast region for growing knowledge. The distance of Venus, the atmosphere of Mars, the size of Jupiter, and the speed of Mercury. All this and more we know. But their greatest mystery the heavens have kept a secret. What sort of life, if any, inhabits these other planets? Human life, like ours? Or life extremely lower in the scale. Or dangerously higher.”
—Richard Blake, and William Cameron Menzies. Narrator, Invaders from Mars, at the opening of the movie (1953)
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“If you do! She was opening the door wider.
Where do you mean to go? First tell me that.
Ill follow and bring you back by force. I will!”
—Robert Frost (18741963)