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First Site of the A. I. Root Company

 
 
First Site of the A. I. Root Company Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 2, 2022
1. First Site of the A. I. Root Company Marker
Inscription.  where as a manufacturing jeweler A. I. Root saw the swarm of bees that started his interest in beekeeping. The first bee supplies were manufactured and the early issues of his magazine, Gleanings in Bee Culture, were printed by windmill power at this location. He moved from here in 1878.
 
Erected by The Medina County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1878.
 
Location. 41° 8.303′ N, 81° 51.854′ W. Marker is in Medina, Ohio, in Medina County. Marker is on S. Court Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Medina OH 44256, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Phoenix Block (within shouting distance of this marker); Original Court House and Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); Original Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); Medina Town Hall & Engine House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); World War II 57 Millimeter Cannon
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(about 300 feet away); Canfield Building (about 300 feet away); American House Hotel (about 400 feet away); Public Square Park (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Medina.
 
First Site of the A. I. Root Company image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 2, 2022
2. First Site of the A. I. Root Company
First Site of the A. I. Root Company image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 2, 2022
3. First Site of the A. I. Root Company
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 17, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 16, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 143 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 16, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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