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Niagara Falls State Park

  • Original Name: Niagara Reservation

  • Address: 332 Prospect St
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Site

American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls and portions of Horseshoe Falls are protected in the Niagara Falls State Park. - AsNotedIn


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1801/02/02 Theodosia Burr Alston Bride Theodosia Burr marries Joseph Alston. They honeymooned at Niagara Falls.
1856/07/00 Frederic E Church Painter Church creates artistic studies of Niagara Falls, his painting Niagara Falls, from the American Side is based these studies Niagara Falls, from the American Side
1860/00/00 Edward VII Visitor Edward, Prince of Wales, visits Niagara Falls
1860/00/00 Environmentalists establish the Free Niagara movement to protect Niagara Falls from commercial exploitation and keep public access to the falls free
1885/00/00 The Niagara Appropriations Bill is signed into law, creating the Niagara Reservation
1901/09/06 William McKinley Visitor President William McKinley visits at the Niagara Falls 1901 Pan-American Exposition

Data »

Particulars for Niagara Falls State Park:
Area of Significance Conservation
Historic Use Conservation area
Criteria Historic Event
Level of Significance National
Sight Category Site
Owner State



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 15th October 1966

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Niagara Reservation
Registry Address: Niagara Reservation
Registry Number: 66000555
Resource Type: Site
Owner: State
Area in Acres: 435
Contributing Buildings: 1
Contributing Sites: 1
Non-Contributing Structures: 1
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark, National Landmark boundary approved
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Conservation
Applicable Criteria: Event
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Significant Year: 1885
Historic Function: Landscape
Historic Sub-Function: Conservation area
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-Function: Conservation area

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