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  1. Pat Sweetland
    February 9, 2014 @ 7:20 pm

    Another wonderful installment! The stained glass is awesome!

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    • Chris
      February 12, 2014 @ 4:41 pm

      Thanks! We agree!

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  2. Bill Tammeus
    February 9, 2014 @ 7:51 pm

    In the late sixties when I was a newspaper reporter in Rochester I lived just a few blocks from this beautiful church. Just for the record, Margaret Towner was ordained in 1956, not 1954. She’s still active and living in Florida.

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    • Chris
      February 12, 2014 @ 4:41 pm

      Thanks for this correction Bill! I’ve noted it above. Maybe we’ll have to get in touch with Ms. Towner and write about her someday!

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  3. mike costello
    February 11, 2014 @ 10:26 pm

    Another very interesting article.
    I was a little curious about Charles Finney as there is the relatively new, Finney School in Penfield.
    I had gone to the school’s web site looking for information but didn’t find any.
    I did mention this to a relative whose son attended the Finney school, and was told that it was named after Charles Grandison Finney.
    Maybe you can find out more information if you’d like.

    Looking forward to more excellent articles.

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    • Chris
      February 12, 2014 @ 4:45 pm

      Hey Mike! Many thanks!

      I’ve actually been in the building many times that now has the Finney school. However, I was in it when it was the Penfield Post Office when I was a kid in the 80’s. Prior to that, my mom went to to Penfield Public Schools there! It certainly has been a lot of things since it was built, and definitely interesting that Finney’s name is now on the building!

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