History Notes

The following are short essays and notes on various aspects of Niagara Falls History.  Many of these were complied in the 1990's, so we apologize if there are some statements that date them.  However, they do provide great information about some of our most asked about topics.  The Museum does not have transcripts of many of these articles.  To request information in an accessible or alternative format, please complete the Request For Document in Alternative Online Form.

Conflict

Geography and Natural History

Industry

Politics

Churches

Schools

Building and Bridges

Parks

Recreation

Transportation

First Nations History

People

People who visited the Niagara Falls Museum

These are short articles on the famous and not-so-famous people who visited the first Museum in Canada.  The Niagara Falls Museums now own these registries which start in 1838.  To find out more, check out the database.

Interesting Material in the Collection

Guide Books and Tourism information for Niagara Falls

Local Government

Local Business and Industry

Military