Niagara Falls Attractions You Don’t Wan to Miss

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Niagara Falls attractions are among the best and most visited tourist attractions in Canada, great for kids, families and couples, with lots of opportunity for entertainment and fun. Niagara waterfalls are among the top three tourist attractions in Canada together with Toronto and Vancouver that are two of the top ten cities in the world. […]

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The Legend of the Maid of the Mist

Long ago, the peaceful tribe of the Ongiaras lived beside the Niagara River. For an unknown reason, Indians were dying, and it was believed that the tribe must appease the Thunder God Hinum, who lived with his two sons in a cave behind the Falls. At first, the Indians sent canoes laden with fruit, flowers […]

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Miracle At Niagara Falls: The Roger Woodward Story

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On a warm July afternoon in 1960 Jim Honeycutt, from Niagara Falls, New York took two young friends for a boat ride in the upper Niagara River. The boat quickly developed engine problems, and capsized, throwing the three passengers into the river upstream from the falls. Jim Honeycutt was quickly swept over the edge to […]

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Maid of the Mist: The Past and Present

The Early History of Europeans in the Niagara Area

The “Maid” Shoots the Rapids Two miles down river from Prospect Point begin the mighty Lower Rapids, doubtless the most violent stretch of water in fhe world. As we stand watching the trim littleĀ  “Maid of the Mist” in the great basin below, it will interest us to know that many years ago one of […]

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