Historical Images

Official guide to Niagara - The Hermit's Cascade

Item

Title
Official guide to Niagara - The Hermit's Cascade
Description
LCN 10167844 FRANCIS ABBOTT HERMIT
Black & white scan from book ;
en-CA Scan from the book Official Guide Niagara Falls, River. Electric, Historic, Geologic, Hydraulic by Peter A. Porter with illustrations by Charles D Arnold published 1901 ; The Hermit's Cascade is located between Goat Island and First Sister Island. It is named for Francis Abbott a young man who for two years lived a solitary life at Niagara Falls. He was drowned while bathing in the Cascade near the foot of the Park Railway in 1831 ;
Identifier
http://www.nflibrary.ca/nfplindex/show.asp?b=1&ref=oo&id=91199
Medium
Scan from book
Date
1901
Is Part Of
Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
locator
LHC - 917.4799 P847
Rights Holder
©Niagara Falls Public Library
Subject
Islands - Niagara River
Goat Island
Niagara Falls - History
Spatial Coverage
Canada - Ontario
United States - New York
number
D11865
Format
Scan from book
Date Created
2003-07-03
Date Modified
2005-01-20