New York State Women's History

Horseshoe Falls (Canadian side) ...A NYS Women's History Site
Annie Edson Taylor
Niagara Falls NY 14303

Type: Park

Category/Significance: economics (stunting)

First woman to go over the falls and survive. Born in Auburn, NY 1838, desiring to secure her later years financially, and avoid the poorhouse, she decided she would be the first person to ride over Niagara Falls in a barrel. ...learn more>>

GPS: 43.0772749,-79.0753202 Location Map

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