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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 »

Niagara Falls Farmers Market (FREE Admission)

Niagara Falls Farmers Market Open Year Round – Saturdays, 6 AM – 12 Noon The 50+ old Farmers’ Market is open year-round on Saturday mornings and is located at 5943 Sylvia Place, behind the Niagara Falls Museum. There is currently a small building that hosts 4 indoor vendors i.e. butcher etc. and pending the season up to 15 vendors outside. In 2010 a farmers market committee has been formed with … Read more »