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 Eminent American Artists, Volume 1
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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 Illustr. on Steel and Wood, by Eminent American... Read MORE...

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Niagara Falls, New York, USA - International Hotel
Niagara Falls, New York, USA

International Hotel
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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.
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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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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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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
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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
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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 spanning the Niagara river below the falls was torn from its gables at 3 o'clock this morning and a portion of it lies on either bank, while the center portion of it is at the bottom of the...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
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News  1896 - Fatal Explosion
By Associated Press

NIAGARA FALLS (N.Y.), Nov 14 - By the explosion of about thirty pounds of dynamite in the office building of Ed. Smith & Co., contractors in charge of the extension of the wheel pit and tunnel of the Niagara Falls Power Company, to-day, two men were instantly killed and one...Read MORE...



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

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1903 - February 22 - Due to drought the US side of Niagara Falls runs short of water

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1906
Niagara Falls, a city of Niagara co., N.Y., is situated on the Niagara River, at the falls from which it takes its name, 22 miles NNW. of Buffalo and 13 miles S. of Lake Ontario, on the Erie, the New York Central and Hudson River and other railroads. It is the seat of Niagara University (Roman...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 the high bank below the railway bridge at the Whirlpool Rapids this afternoon caused the death of JOSEPH MENZER, a conductor on a belt line car, injured Motorman HYATT, wreck the electric car, and...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 structure. The seventy guests all got our safely but two employes, LYDA BILLINGS, an Indian, aged 21, and MARY SWIACZECK, aged 17, were found later lying unconscious in an alley where they dropped...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 ICE.

Niagara Falls, N.Y., Feb. 5. - One woman and two men, who had ventured to cross the Niagara River near the falls on the ice bridge, were drowned in the whirlpool rapids, two miles below the falls, ...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 tonight virtually destroyed the plant of the Niagara Electro-Chemical company, causing the death of one of the workmen, the injury of several others and property loss estimated at $250,000.

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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.

Niagara Falls, N. Y., July 1. - A Belt Line car on the Great Gorge Route left the rails, plunged down a twenty-foot embankment and turned over in ten feet of water on the edge of the whirlpool rapids at 3:30 ...Read MORE...



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 this afternoon when a slide of shale rock forced out a bridge leading to one of the stairways in the Cave of the Winds under Niagara Falls. A hundred or more tourists who were in the cave at the time...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 banks of Niagara Gorge today for a glimpse of twisted steel and concrete on the icy carpet far below - all that remained of America's famous "Honeymoon Bridge."

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

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May 20, 1980
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Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Slavin
America/USA  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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