Points of Interest
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
- 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.
Medina Railroad Museum
PO Box 136
Medina, NY 14103
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