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.  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

 

Events

25
May

Community Yoga Series

Join Shine On Yoga for a FREE community yoga class. Relaxing hatha yoga class, geared toward reducing stress and anxiety...

26
May

Niagara Storywalks®

A great family outing. Read a book together, explore our 1850s tavern and more.

1
Jun

Niagara Underwater

This talk will look at the Niagara Region's abundance of freshwater lakes, rivers, canals and quarries and explore the u...

4
Jun

Historical Walking Tour

Silverware, School Books and Skates: A Stroll Around Silvertown Join Sherman Zavitz, the City's Official Historian, f...

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