Dirt street led to bustling Medina downtown a century ago

Posted 18 May 2014 at 12:00 am

By Bill Lattin, Orleans County Historian

MEDINA – In this color post card mailed Sept. 3, 1912 is a view of the S.A. Cook Building on Main Street in Medina.

Note the dirt street and horse drawn wagons. To the upper right is the tower of the Presbyterian Church. The red brick building next to that was the Central Bank of Medina.