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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