Discover the history of Cleveland’s Terminal Tower

Discover the history of the Terminal Tower during a special program at Mentor Public Library's Main Branch.

Discover the history of the Terminal Tower during a special program at Mentor Public Library’s Main Branch.

For nearly a century, the Terminal Tower has loomed over Cleveland’s skyline. But what do you know about the landmark?

Presenters Rebecca McFarland and Tom Pappas will share fascinating information about the Tower and the brothers who built it – along with the railroads that used this shiny, new terminal during a special program at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at our Main Branch.

Cleveland was still a boom town in the 1920s. Much of this progress was tied to the building of the Terminal Tower by the Van Sweringen brothers. The brothers saw a future in rail shipping and made certain that Cleveland was positioned to benefit from the building of a big, new terminal that welcomed commerce and personal travel.

The program is free to attend but registration is required. You can sign up online or call us at (440) 255-8811 ext. 247.

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