"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…

The Medina square symbolizes a bustling small town that epitomizes americana. Strolling down the street in front of businesses are wives, mothers and women shopping for the week. Kids are running through the centrally located park and bells ring…

When the train reached Medina’s familiar public square in 1897, people young and old gathered with anticipation as it brought friends, family, goods, and the creamery car. The excitement buzzed in the air as everyone heard the friendly whistle as…

Howard E. Claggett had been born on November 27th, 1898, in Newton Ohio. He moved to Medina in 1928, ten years after his discharge from World War One. Mr. Claggett had been a math and science teacher and an assistant principal before his job as…

A young, 21 year old woman found dead, on a road, the day before her wedding. Four and a half months pregnant, and last seen entering a mysterious buggy after missing a train to her grandparents’ house . Ora Lee’s story, one of love and murder,…

Ever since its creation in 1883, the Spring Grove Cemetery has been a very important part of Medina County. It actually holds quite an interesting origin story. Cemeteries are burial grounds that provide a means to honor and respect people after…