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
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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Industry & Commerce.
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. Street is shared by NY 31 and NY 63. Marker Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 600 Main Street, Medina NY 14103, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Medina Fire Department (here, next to this marker); The Modern Age: Electric Trolley (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bent's Opera House - 1864 (about 600 feet away); 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). Touch for a list and map 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.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 17, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 545 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 17, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. 4. submitted on October 17, 2014. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.