Points of Interest

Clarendon:

The five town designated historical sites Include:

  • The Stone Store – Rt. 31A & Rt. 237 in Hamlin
  • The former Universalist Church* – Rt. 31A in Hamlin
  • The waterfalls in the town park area* – Rt. 237 in Hamlin
  • The Carl Akeley Birthplace* – Hinds Rd.
  • The Lewis Home* – Rt. 237 south of Hamlin

*Has historic marker

There are 5 Pioneer Cemeteries:

  • Cook Cemetery
  • Christian Graveyard
  • Robinson Burial Ground
  • Glidden Cemetery
  • Maplewood Cemetery

 Other Points of Interest Include:

  • The Lime Kiln in Hamlin
  • CHS Museum Property
  • Muckland in the southwest part of town
  • Cobblestone home on Bennetts Corners Road

Former Hamlin Include:

  • East Clarendon
  • Honest Hill
  • Manning

Waterfalls

  • Holley Waterfalls The Holley Waterfalls is a man made waterfall located in Holley, New York.  From the town square head west on Frisbee Terrace, to view this lovely man made waterfall.
  • Clarendon Waterfalls Clarendon Falls is a pretty waterfall located in a small park in Clarendon, New York. It is located just south of the intersection of route 31A and route 237. Pack a lunch as there is a small park and pavilion for your use.
  • Medina Waterfalls From the center of the village of Medina head east.  Turn left onto State Street and left again onto Horan Road, a short jaunt over the bridge will lead to you a small parking area on the left.  Here you find a kiosk with information about the history on the canal.  A short walk down the towpath will allow you to view the rushing falls.  Bring your camera to capture the spectacular view.

Other:

Medina Railroad Museum
PO Box 136
Medina, NY 14103
Phone 585-798-6106

Open 7 days a week between 12 noon and 7 PM at 530 West Ave. Huge model railroad exhibit located in a restored former New York Central freight depot, the museum contains about 5,000 artifacts. In addition to scale model railroading layouts & exhibits, the museum has substantial fire fighting equipment and antique toys on display. A not-for-profit, NYS chartered museum, this facility is within walking distance of the historic Erie Canal. Check their website for additional info at: www.railroadmuseum.net