Freda Snyder was born in the late 1800’s when Medina was still a town for farming. Freda lived on the family farm in Lodi. Freda, along with her husband, Fred, ran the farmers exchange in Medina together. Freda was responsible for gathering people at the square for many business exchanges that led to the growing economy of Medina. Eventually Medina’s population grew so much that the city required it’s own hospital. Freda became a widow later on in life but she remained a powerful woman in the city of Medina

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Freda Snyder's thoughts on starting her own business
Presented by Sophie Sissimus
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