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  1. Starr Harwood
    October 4, 2016 @ 6:27 pm

    We also have the only Church built in the middle of the road, in Medina, NY. St. John`s Episcopal Church. On Church St.

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  2. Kris Shanahan
    December 30, 2018 @ 11:35 pm

    Thank you so much for this very interesting and detailed story about the Medina Culvert. Your accompanying photos, from every angle really help me understand the area’s layout and see the architecture of the underpass. I will now include the Medina Culvert in a day trip from our home in Rochester, NY.

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    • Chris Clemens
      December 31, 2018 @ 9:13 am

      Thanks, Kris! It’s an easy trip to the culvert from Rochester–I think you’ll dig visiting!

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  3. A Route 31 Ramble: Rochester to Lewiston |
    January 5, 2019 @ 8:16 am

    […] Read more about Medina’s Culvert Road […]

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  4. Rochester's Fun Facts: Oldest, Original, Only, and More! | Day Trips Around Rochester
    April 21, 2019 @ 1:31 pm

    […] Culvert Road in Medina is the only place you can drive under the Erie Canal. […]

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  5. Mary
    June 29, 2020 @ 10:36 am

    Very interesting, would make a great road trip.

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  6. Bonnie L. Bidleman
    August 19, 2020 @ 7:16 pm

    Took a friend to see it today and really enjoyed it. Can’t find anything telling me how deep the water is in the canal there.

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  7. Paul Nagy
    December 11, 2021 @ 1:15 pm

    Have you ever thought of exploring Lewis County, NY. Constable Hall, the Tug Hill Plateau, the many waterfalls, the Indian Legend of the lover’s suicide (a Romeo & Juliette like story) by jumping into the Black River from a big rock on the Louis Mihalyi property (between Greig and Glenfield). They were from opposing warring tribes. Louis Mihalyi is now deceased, and I don’t know if anyone in his family still owns the property. Moreover, the Black River does not flow next to that rock although it may have at some point in the distant (prehistorical) past. The rock itself is huge, easily observable from NY Route 12, some 3 miles away. In addition, Lewis County played a prominent role in the “Underground Railroad,” sheltering fugitive slaves making their way to Canada. For more information, consult the Lewis County Historical Society in Lowville, the County Seat).

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