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As people stroll on a warm summer night through Medina Square enjoying the sounds of the summer music programs or cooling down with a yogurt, many are intrigued by the simple white wood building located at 56 Public Square. This building which sits…

"No single event in the war has brought the terrible realities of the struggle so closely to home to the people of Medina or stirred their feelings to such depth. The young man is spoken of everywhere as possessing an admirable character and his…

Thomas “Pete” Rademacher was a strong and intelligent teenager who spent a portion of his adolescent years at the Castle Heights Military School in Tennesee. During this time, Pete caught rheumatic fever which greatly weakened him. As a form of…

Julius Kerekes was one of eleven million drafted during the duration of World War two. Once drafted, he boarded a train to Cleveland along with many of his friends and neighbors. Although the concept of war is often seen as horrific and…

Buzzing with life and pride, the Medina Square symbolizes political history, captures social community, and contains a key location for business and bargain. The brick building we know today to be Lemonberry can be found in the 1920’s as a shoe…

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Medina Historical is a free mobile app that puts Medina history at your fingertips. Developed by the Center for Public History + Digital Humanities at Cleveland State University and Medina City School teacher Shannon Conley’s students, Medina Historical lets you explore the people, places, and moments that have shaped the city’s history. Learn about the region through layered, map-based, multimedia presentations, use social media to share your stories, and experience curated historical tours of our wonderful city. Read more About Us