Tyler History center Author to speak on steel decline

Staff report


Local author Dale Perelman will discuss his book “Road to Rust: The Disintegration of the Steel Industry in Western Pennsylvania and Eastern Ohio” at noon Thursday at the Tyler History Center, 325 W. Federal St., downtown.

His lecture is part of the Mahoning Valley Historical Society’s Bites and Bits of History lunch program series. Copies of Perelman’s book will be available to purchase.

“Road to Rust” details the struggles of the region’s steel industry..

Guests can bring a lunch or visit Overture for a $6 lunch special. Call Overture at 330-744-9900 to place an order. Coffee, pop and water are available for purchase at the Tyler Center.

The daily parking lot on the west side of the building is available for $2.50. Place money in the numbered slot that corresponds to your parking space in the white box on the Federal Street sidewalk.

For information contact the Historical Society at 330-743-2589 or visit www.mahoninghistory.org.

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