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2013-10-26 Niagara Falls Arts & Culture Wall of Fame Induction (FREE)

October 26, 2013 City of Niagara Falls Arts & Culture Committee Time: 11:00am Location: Niagara Square Join us to recognize these outstanding individuals as they are inducted onto the Wall of Fame. Phone: 905-356-7521 ext.3336 Email: bangle@niagarafalls.ca

Niagara Falls History Overview

There are differing theories as to the origin of the name of the falls. According to Iroquoian scholar Bruce Trigger, “Niagara” is derived from the name given to a branch of the locally residing native Neutral Confederacy, who are described as being called the “Niagagarega” people on several late 17th century French maps of the area. According to George R. Stewart, it comes from the name of an Iroquois town … Read more »