Sunday, June 26, 2022
57.0°F
Samuel de Champlain (1567-1635), French explorer and founder of Quebec and New France (Canada, Arcadia and Louisiana) never saw Niagara Falls but wrote about it based on Indian accounts — the first European to actually see the falls being Father Louis Hennepin, a Recollect priest from the Spanish Netherlands in the winter of 1678-1679.

Stories this photo appears in:

HISTORY CORNER: The magnificent Niagara Falls
October 3, 2021 1 a.m.

HISTORY CORNER: The magnificent Niagara Falls

Something didn’t feel right to Jed Porter, a farmer in Western New York taking an evening stroll along the river near Niagara Falls.