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If Thomas Jefferson Had Visited Niagara Falls The Sublime Wilderness Spectacle in America, 1775–1825

The Second Greatest Disappointment: Honeymooning and Tourism at Niagara Falls. By Karen Dubinsky (New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 1999. xiii plus 290 pp.)

Niagara: A History of the Falls. By Pierre Berton. (New York, Kodansha, 1997. xii, 371 pp. $27.00, ISBN 1-56836-154-8.)

The New Niagara: Tourism, Technology, and the Landscape of Niagara Falls, 1776–1917. By William Irwin. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1996. xxiii + 276 pp. Notes, index. Paper, $17.95

William Irwin. The New Niagara: Tourism, Technology, and the Landscape of Niagara Falls, 1776–1917. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press. 1996. Pp. xxiii, 276. Cloth $45.00, paper $17.95

The Second Greatest Disappointment: Honeymooning and Tourism at Niagara Falls. By Karen Dubinsky. (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1999. xiv, 290 pp. Cloth, $52.00, ISBN 0-8135-2655-8. Paper, $22.00, ISBN 0-8135-2656-6.)

Karen Dubinsky. The Second Greatest Disappointment-Honeymooning and Tourism at Niagara Falls. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press. 1999. Pp. xii, 290. Cloth $52.00, paper $22.00

FORBES, George (1849 - 1936), Member of the Astronomische Gesellschaft, the Franklin Institute and the American Philosophical Society; Russian Order of St George; French Legion of Honour; Professor of Natural Philosophy, Anderson’s College, Glasgow 1872–80; Electrical Engineer for first works at Niagara Falls, 1891–95

 

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The waterfalls on the Niagara River, consisting of two principal parts separated by Goat Island: the Horseshoe Falls adjoining the west (Canadian) bank, which fall 47 m (158 ft), and the American Falls adjoining the east (American) bank, which fall 50 m (167 ft). They are a popular tourist venue, especially for honeymooners, and an attraction for various stunts.

Subjects: History of the Americas.


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