A brief and somewhat inaccurate history of Niagara Falls
From Niagara This Week:
No matter where I travel in this world, whenever I say I’m from Canada, the reaction is almost always “Ah Canada … Niagara Falls.” Over 25-million tourists come every year to this historic eighth wonder of the world in order to watch water fall over a cliff.
Although it’s now Canada’s greatest tourist attraction with two casinos and a convention centre, Niagara Falls once served as the key battleground for the War of 1812. Here then is a brief history of Niagara Falls as told by, OK, me.