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Niagara Falls, New York, USA

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Where is Niagara Falls, New York, USA? 

Niagara Falls is a city in Niagara County, New York, United States. It is across the Niagara River from the city of Niagara Falls, Ontario, with both cities named after the famed Niagara Falls which they share.Wikipedia

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Niagara Falls, New York, USA - Picturesque America: Or, the Land We Live In. A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes... With Illustr. on Steel and Wood, by Eminent American Artists, Volume 1
William C. Bryant
Appleton, 1872
Niagara Falls, New York, USA

Picturesque America: Or, the Land We Live In. A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes... With Illustr. on Steel and Wood, by... Read MORE...
Niagara Falls, New York, USA - The Brink of the Horseshoe

Picturesque America: Or, the Land We Live In. A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes... With Illustr. on Steel and Wood, by Eminent American Artists, Volume 1
William C. Bryant
Appleton, 1872
Niagara Falls, New York, USA

The Brink of the Horseshoe

Picturesque America: Or, the Land We Live In. A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes... With... Read MORE...
  
Niagara Falls, New York, USA - International Hotel
Niagara Falls, New York, USA

International Hotel
Niagara Falls, New York, USA - American Falls from Below, Niagara Falls, N.Y.
Niagara Falls, New York, USA

American Falls from Below, Niagara Falls, N.Y.
Niagara Falls, New York, USA - Whirlpool Rapids, Niagara Falls, N.Y.
Niagara Falls, New York, USA

Whirlpool Rapids, Niagara Falls, N.Y.

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Buffalo/Niagara - Travel Thru History


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1814 - July 25 - Battle of Niagara Falls (Lundy's Lane); Americans defeat British

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News  1848 - March 29 - Niagara Falls stops flowing for 30 hours due to an ice jam

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March 29, 1848
1855 - March 8 - 1st train crosses 1st US railway suspension bridge, Niagara Falls

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News  1859 - June 30 - Charles Blondin is 1st to cross Niagara Falls on a tightrope

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June 30, 1859
1883 - December 20 - Intl cantilever railway bridge opens at Niagara Fall

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June 15, 1887 - Carlisle D. Graham survives the third of his four successful rides over a Niagara waterfall in barrel.

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News  1889 - AT NIAGARA FALLS. The Suspension Foot Bridge Gone and Other Damage Done.
NIAGARA FALLS, N. Y., Jan 11. - The storm raged here with great fury. The suspension foot bridge...Read MORE...

News  1896 - February 18 - Cave of Winds at Niagara Falls goes almost dry for first time in 50 yrs

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February 18, 1896
News  1896 - Fatal Explosion
By Associated Press

NIAGARA FALLS (N.Y.), Nov 14 - By the explosion of about thirty pounds of...Read MORE...

News  1901 - October 24 – Michigan schoolteacher Annie Edson Taylor goes over Niagara Falls in a barrel and survives.

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October 24, 1901
News  1903 - Niagara Runs Dry
Telegraphing from Niagara Falls, the "Standard's" correspondent stated that recently pedestrians...Read MORE...

1906
Niagara Falls, a city of Niagara co., N.Y., is situated on the Niagara River, at the falls from...Read MORE...

News  1907 - ICICLE CRUSHES TROLLEY. ACCIDENT AT NIAGARA FALLS KILLS ONE PERSON, HURTS OTHERS.
Special to The New York Times.

Niagara Falls, March 12. - An icicle that became detached from...Read MORE...

News  1909 - NIAGARA FALLS FIRE - Columbia Hotel Damaged and Two Employes Injured - Guest Who Gave Alarm Disappeared.
NIAGARA FALLS, Jan. 5. - Fire was discovered early to-day in the Columbia Hotel, a five-story brick ...Read MORE...

News  1912 - DRIFT TO DEATH ON FLOATING ICE. WOMAN AND TWO MEN DROWN IN NIAGARA RAPIDS. IN VIEW OF THOUSANDS.
THEY ATTEMPTED TO CROSS ICE BRIDGE, WHEN THE MASS BROKE AND THEY WERE CARRIED AWAY ON CAKES OF...Read MORE...

News  1916 - NIAGARA FALLS PLANT WRECKED LAST NIGHT. POLICE SAY EXPLOSION WAS CAUSED BY DYNAMITE.
By Associated Press.
Niagara Falls, N.Y., March 7. - Fire, following several explosions, late...Read MORE...

News  1917 - 8 PERSONS KILLED IN NIAGARA PLUNGE. MORE THAN A SCORE INJURED AS A CROWDED CAR OVERTURNS INTO WHIRLPOOL RAPIDS. WASHOUT CAUSED DISASTER.
CAR TURNED TURTLE IN 10 FEET OF WATER - MANY PINNED DOWN BY SEATS - REPORT SOME MISSING.

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News  1920 - THREE KILLED BY ROCKS IN CAVE OF THE WINDS.
Niagara Falls, N.Y., Sept. 6. - Two women and a man were crushed to death and two men were injured...Read MORE...

1929 - January 2 - US & Canada agree to preserve Niagara Falls

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News  1938 - "HONEYMOON BRIDGE" COLLAPSES WITH LOSS OF MILLION DOLLARS.
Niagara Falls, N. Y., Jan. 28 - (AP) - An international crowd of several thousand lined the lofty...Read MORE...

News  1980 - May 20 - 710 families in Love Canal area (Niagara Falls NY) are evacuated

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May 20, 1980

Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Slavin
flag  Jacobum SLAVIN (9 October 1855, Niagara Falls, New York, USA - , )
 

Ancestors Who Died Here

Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1919
Paul Max SCHWARZE (27 May 1892 - 5 November 1961) & Rosalie Eleanor THEINERT (22 June 1898 - 30 January 1973)
married 8 February 1919
 

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