Pioneer Winter at Wolsfeld Cabin

Recent Event
March 20 – 22, 2009 Pioneer Winter in cooperation with the United States Christian Commission.
Come and visit with a pioneer family and their friends on March 20 – 22, 2009.
Join reenactors as they show you how people made do through the Minnesota winter in 1864.
Friday- Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday is School/Kids Day
Sunday Morning Church Service @ 10 a.m.in Medina, Minnesota.

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WHCPA at Medina Celebration

The Western Hennepin County Pioneer Association hosted a display and a panel discussion at Medina’s 150 year celebration on September 27th. 

Panel discussion with Walter Ernst, age 100, Mike Ellis, age 88, Pete Schmidt, age 80, Olive Eager, age 90's, Bill Deziel, moderator Bob Gasch
Panel discussion: Walter Ernst, age 100, Mike Ellis, age 88, Pete Schmidt, age 80, Olive Eager, age 90, Bill Deziel, moderator Bob Gasch
Many items of local history were on display at the celebration.
Local historical artifacts on display at Medina's 150 year celebration.
Local historical artifacts on display at Medina

Photos courtesy of Laurie Hatcher Merz.

Medina Celebration Update

Local historians will be available at the Medina Community Celebration starting around 4:00 pm on Saturday, September 27th to discuss Medina’s early days.  Listen to discussions with residents who know the history of Medina.  WHCPA will have displays of industries that were part of Medina’s history.

Come with your questions and find out about Medina’s early days!  Stay for the Fireworks display!

Medina Sesquicentennial Celebration Day

Come to Medina’s celebration of 150 years of community!
WHCPA Pioneer Museum will have a display.
Saturday, September 27th, 3:30 pm to 8:30 pm.
Hamel Community Building and Hamel Legion Park at 3200 Mill Drive.

  • Historical Display Contest (call for details)
  • Bingo, put on by the Hamel Lions
  • Medina Food Vendors
  • Medina Business Expo & a Farmers’ Market
  • Old Fashioned Lawn Games
  • Pumpkin Painting, Games & Prizes
  • Clown Creating Balloon Art
  • Face Painting
  • Hair Braiding
  • Bonfire and S’mores

Grand Finale:  Fireworks display at 8:00 or dusk!
Information Website: click here
Questions? Call Linda or Jodi at City of Medina (763) 473-4643
or email: Linda.lane@ci.medina.mn.us