Niagara History & Folklore

(Under construction)

Many of the poems on this site are related to actual historical events or folklore of the area. Each page has a link if it is applicable, this page indexes all of the stories collectively.

Anonymous – A Ballad of the Caroline (Rebellion of 1837/38)
Avery, Joseph – swept over the falls in 1853
Bossy Sims – the cow that became a tourist attraction
Cantilever Railroad Bridge
DeVeaux College Chimes
Francis Abbott – The Hermit of Niagara
Murphy, Matthew – raising the flag on Brock’s Monument
Niagara Falls Coat of Arms and Motto
War of 1812 Poems