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…

Many people look for hope in their darkest hour, First Baptist Church (FBC) has served as a light in the darkness for the people of Medina. It has given the people of the United States of America hope throughout all of its trials from the…

On a typical day in Medina, Ohio in 1812, a plethora of town sheep graze along the gently sloped hills. The people of Medina take their daily strolls through Medina square to purchase yarn, dry goods and share the town’s gossip. Conversation…

In the midst of expansionism, many living in the East packed up and headed West. Crowded cities lacked jobs and even decent places to live. In search of land, many relocated to the rural West that was Ohio. In the early 1860s, Hiram Mace Worden and…

During the late 1700's our first president of the United States, George Washington was serving his final terms. Also at this time, George signed the Treaty of Greenville, this ended the Northwest Indian War in the Ohio Country and limited strategic…

It is the late 1700s, and Native American tribes are still very much present in the midwest. The British are also still unhappy with America’s status as an independant nation and in the War of 1812 they will challenge that status once again. And…

In the time period of the 1880's, the United States was beginning to take off to greater heights. Immigrants, whose home countries state of government were gaining more power for themselves, began to travel into the United States in order to chase…

Medina changed when John Rapp moved to town a long time ago. Rapp made history by being the first person from Medina to fight in a foreign conflict. Growing up in Austria in the late 18th century, John grew up in conflict. The Napoleonic Wars…

Many different cities around the Country continue to show and exhibit a town's heritage, Medina, is one of them. The Public Square and the buildings in the historic district surrounding the uptown park were recognized as the cultural and social…