Medina in Orleans County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Welcome to Historic Medina
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Incorporated in 1832, Historic Medina, NY was born of the Erie Canal. It is a classic example of a 19th century American village, booming with industry right into the 21st century. Today, Medina's bygone industries of sandstone, foundries, and furniture have been replaced with new industries as the community's history continues to be written. However, it is blessed with a bounty of historic resources from
Medina's historic downtown is listed on the National and New York State Registers of Hisstoric Places. Known far and wide, it has gained a reputation as one of the finest collections of classic 19th century downtown architecture in the United States.
Interpretive prints and mounting provided courtest of The Print Shop • Medina, NY 585-590-9093 • Designed by Chris Busch, ORG
Erected by Medina Business Association.
Location. 43° 13.133′ N, 78° 23.224′ W. Marker is in Medina, New York, in Orleans County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (New York State Route 31) and Park Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Main Street. Click for map. Street is shared by NY 31 and NY 63. Marker is just south of the intersection. Marker is at or near this postal address: 600 Main Street, Medina NY 14103, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Medina Fire Department (here, next to this marker); Bent's Opera House - 1864 (about 600 feet away, measured Medina Sandstone (about 800 feet away); Frederick Douglass (about 800 feet away); Earliest Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Last Blacksmith Shop in Orleans County (approx. 0.2 miles away); On This Site Circa 1919 Alonzo L. Waters (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grover Cleveland & Frances Folsom (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Medina.
Also see . . .
1. Village of Medina. (Submitted on October 17, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Main Street Historic District, Medina, NY - Wikipedia. (Submitted on October 17, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
Categories. • Charity & Public Work • Industry & Commerce •
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