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This brick was part of the original building of the A. I. Root Company, the first major industry in Medina. In 1869, the bee industry was established in Medina by Amos Ives Root. In 1878, he sold his jewelry business and started manufacturing hives and frames. The company grew and developed into an industrial complex. In 1929, it went out of the honey business and into the production of beeswax candles, an equally large enterprise. | Medina

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Medina.jpg - This brick was part of the original building of the A. I. Root Company, the first major industry in Medina.  In 1869, the bee industry was established in Medina by Amos Ives Root. In 1878, he sold his jewelry business and started manufacturing hives and frames. The company grew and developed into an industrial complex.  In 1929, it went out of the honey business and into the production of beeswax candles, an equally large enterprise.

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