Medina in Medina County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Elm Farm Dairy
Erected 2003 by Abell Enterprises and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 5-52.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1927.
Location. 41° 7.374′ N, 81° 53.853′ W. Marker is in Medina, Ohio, in Medina County. Marker is on Lafayette Road (U.S. 42) west of Lake Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1050 Lafayette Road, Medina OH 44256, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Homer and Elizabeth Bennett House (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Paul and Mariah Parker House (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Joseph and Abbie Andrew House (approx. 1.8 miles away); The George and Helen Hayden House (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Orlin and Emily Oatman House (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Frederick Beck House (approx. 1.8 miles away); The O.C. Shepard House (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Cleveland Southwestern Electric Railway (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Medina.
Regarding Elm Farm Dairy. America’s Ice Cream and Dairy Museum at Elm Farm was in Suite A5 in the building next to this historical marker. The museum and ice cream parlor closed in 2010.
Also see . . . Elm Farm to sell dairy museum, ice cream items at auction. 2012 article by Kiera Manion-Fischer in The Medina Gazette. “The museum’s collection shows the history of dairy farming and ice-cream making in the United States. The collection includes several antique milk delivery vehicles, cream separators, butter churns and milk bottles from all of Ohio’s 88 counties and ice cream and dairy equipment.” (Submitted on June 3, 2019.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 3, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 430 times since then and 89 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 3, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.