Old Angel Inn at Niagara on the Lake, ON

Why Is Niagara On The Lake Important?

There’s a huge amount of history imbedded into the soul of NOTL as many locals refer to the old town. Here I am going to look at just some of that history, and why you should take at least a couple of hours to enjoy Niagara on the Lake while you’re in Niagara. I’ll start […]

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Fort Niagara in New York State

What Was The War Of 1812 and Did Canada and The U.S. Fight?

On October 13, 1812 war came to the Niagara region when American troops crossed the Niagara River from Fort Niagara in the U.S. in the hopes of capturing the town of Newark (now Niagara on the Lake) in then Upper Canada. The picture above is of Fort Niagara at the tip of the Niagara River […]

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Canadian-Horseshoe Falls at Niagara Falls

Which Falls at Niagara Falls are the Largest?

The Canadian-Horseshoe Falls is the largest of the three falls at Niagara. It is 823 metres or 2,700 feet wide at the crest. The American Falls is 286.5 metres or 940 feet wide at the crest and drops drops between 27.5 to 36.5 metres or 90 and 120 feet to the rocks below. The Bridal […]

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