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Medina in Orleans County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Earliest Church

 
 
Earliest Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
1. Earliest Church Marker
Inscription.
St. John's Episcopal Church
Organized in 1827
Building erected in 1832
"The church in the middle
of the street"- Ripley

 
Erected by Orleans County Community Pride.
 
Location. 43° 13.221′ N, 78° 23.084′ W. Marker is in Medina, New York, in Orleans County. Marker is at the intersection of East Center Street (New York State Route 31) and Church Street, on the right when traveling east on East Center Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 East Center Street, Medina NY 14103, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Last Blacksmith Shop in Orleans County (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Medina Sandstone (about 600 feet away); Frederick Douglass (about 700 feet away); Bent's Opera House - 1864 (about 700 feet away); On This Site Circa 1919 Alonzo L. Waters (about 700 feet away); White's Hotel (about 800 feet away); Grover Cleveland & Frances Folsom (approx. 0.2 miles away); Medina Fire Department (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Medina.
 
More about this marker. "Ripley" refers to Ripley's Believe-it-or-Not. "Middle of the
Earliest Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
2. Earliest Church Marker
street" refers to the church spliting Church Street. The street comes together at the rear of the church.
 
Also see . . .  Sandstone Heritage - Orleans Hub. Scroll down on this linked site for an article about this church. (Submitted on October 17, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
Earliest Church Marker - Westward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
3. Earliest Church Marker - Westward
West and Rear Sides image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
4. West and Rear Sides
Marker and Church image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
5. Marker and Church
<i>St. John's Church, Medina, N.Y.</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1918
6. St. John's Church, Medina, N.Y.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 17, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 355 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 17, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.   6. submitted on October 18, 2014. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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