As you ride through Medina,Ohio (map 50, detail) you will note the route zig zags through town - for a purpose. The large white house (324 E. Washington St.) on the southeast corner of S. Jefferson St. and E.Washington St. was the H.G. Blake house in UGRR times. It was a major station on the UGRR, and being 1 block from the County courthouse, harboring slaves took place under the noses of the County Commissioners and judiciary. The slaves were hidden in a large barn behind the house which is now gone. Another station was the yellow house across from the cemetary on the northeast corner of E Liberty and Spring Grove St. Slaves were hidden in a cavity under the floor in the living room.