Tag: history


Happy President’s Day!

Happy President's Day, Compass fans! Presidents’ Day is now popularly viewed as a day to celebrate all U.S. presidents past and present. Here's a little fun history… "The story of Presidents’ Day date begins in 1800. Following President George Washington’s death in 1799, his February 22 birthday became a perennial day of remembrance. At the […]

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Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day!

Happy Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day! We honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. today- the man who believed in equality and that "the time is always rights to do what is right."  Cheers! The Compass Team

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Self Storage in Shaker Heights!

At Compass Self Storage in Shaker Heights, OH, our priority is to guide you through the moving and storage process by providing the best facility and customer service for an affordable price. Our brand new storage facility is conveniently located on Chagrin Boulevard, close to Shaker Towne Centre, Community Field and the Shaker Heights Public […]

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Happy Boss’s Day!

To all the bosses out there- HAPPY BOSS'S DAY! Whereas today is an observance, and not a nationwide public holiday, we still take the day to say thanks to our bosses… Boss’s Day is dedicated to all employers and is the concept of improving the bond between employers and their staff. Many workers dedicate this day […]

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Happy Columbus Day!

Ahoy Compass fans, Happy Columbus Day! Columbus Day is a public holiday in the United States that commemorates the voyage of Christopher Columbus to the Americas in 1492. Federal observation of the holiday began in 1937, but Americans have been observing the anniversary of the voyage since colonial times. A quick history- Christopher Columbus arrived in the New […]

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The History of Compass…

Good afternoon all! A lot of customers ask us about when Compass began, being that we are not a widely-recognized name….yet! Todd Amsdell is the President of Compass Self Storage and one amazing boss! Even though we have 57 self storage sites nationally, the Amsdell family never forgets to send out a birthday card, a Congrats card/email […]

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The History of Compass Storage

Hey Compass fans, Ever wonder where or when Compass Self Storage first began? Our roots take us back to Cleveland, OH where we are proud members of the Amsdell family of companies.We operate self storage centers in several states and assist our customers with both their residential and business storage needs. The Amsdell companies draw […]

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Happy Father’s Day, Dads!

Happy Father's Day to all the Dads, Daddy, Papa, Pops, Papi, Faja, Padre, and Fathers out there!! ๐Ÿ™‚ We love and appreciate all you've done for us. Did you know that there are more than 70 million fathers in the United States?! That huge number just makes you stop and think, perhaps about how lucky […]

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Happy Birthday, Abe!

Hey Compass fans, please join me in saying HAPPY BIRTHDAY ABE! ๐Ÿ™‚ Today is our beloved President's birthday, and we just would like to take a moment to celebrate a man who accomplished so much in America's history. Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809 and was assassinated on April 15, 1865. He was the 16th […]

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The Longest Day… D-Day

Today is a day that we take a moment to honor the soldiers who fought and sacrificed their lives for our freedom. June 6, 1944- known as D-Day or The Longest Day, marked a day in history – the day of the Normandy landings – initiating the Western Allied effort to liberate mainland Europe from […]

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