Quiz: How Well Do You Remember These Niagara Falls News Stories?


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How well do you remember these past Niagara Falls News stories? Take the quiz and find out! 
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Who was the first person to go over the Niagara Falls in a barrel and survive?

Who was the first person to go over the Niagara Falls in a barrel and survive?
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Bobby Leach, 49
Annie Taylor, 63
Charles Stephens, 58

2

Which one of these pictures was from the "Blizzard of '77"?

Which one of these pictures was from the "Blizzard of '77"?
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A man digging out his car. Photo cred: www.montrealgazette.com
Knocked out power. Photo cred: Wikipedia
Buried cars, including a police car. Photo cred: Niagara Falls Public Library

3

What year did Roger Woodward, 7, go over the Niagara Falls (he survived!)

What year did Roger Woodward, 7, go over the Niagara Falls (he survived!)
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1961
1963
1960

4

Which celebrity said this quote about the Niagara Falls in an interview?

“It's Niagara Falls. It's one of the most beautiful natural wonders in the world. Who wouldn't want to walk across it?”
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Nik Wallenda. Photo by: Peter Conradi
Jean-François Gravelet (Charles Blondin) Source: Niagara Falls Public Library
Maria Spelterini. Source: Niagara Falls Public Library
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Nik Wallenda!

Nik Wallenda was the first person in over 100 years to cross the gorge on a tightrope, and the first to go over any portion of the falls. He began his walk on the American side at 10:15 p.m. and completed the walk in 25 minutes.
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Bonus Question: This is one of the earliest photos taken of the Niagara Falls. Approximately what year was it taken?

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Mid 1800's
1876
1901

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