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(Thumbnail) Bobby Leach's Grave Site (image/jpeg)
Title Bobby Leach's Grave Site
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
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Filing No.   Format       
D420822  Photograph     
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(Thumbnail) Greetings from Niagara Falls - The Legend Of The White Canoe, Niagara falls (image/jpeg)
Title Greetings from Niagara Falls - The Legend Of The White Canoe, Niagara falls
Type  Still Image
Collection  Postcard Collection
Notes  Also referred to as the Legend of the Maid of the Mist Lelawa ;
  Reverse reads LEGEND OF THE WHITE CANOE - Among the legends about Niagara, an interesting one represents the Indians as holding the Spirit of the Cataract in great awe and sacrificing a maiden of the tribe annually by sending her over the Falls in a canoe laden with fruits of the earth and chase, in the belief that such an offering would influence the spirit of the waters to favor the tribe in war and peace ;
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Filing No.   Format       
D422724  Colour postcard     
D422724A  Colour postcard     
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(Thumbnail) The Legend Of Niagara - Niagara Falls (image/jpeg)
Title The Legend Of Niagara - Niagara Falls
Type  Still Image
Collection  Postcard Collection
Notes  Also referred to as The legend of The White Canoe or the Legend of the Maid of the Mist Lelawa ;
  Printed in the bottom right corner is "Joe Francis Brown 91", this is possibly the illustrator
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Filing No.   Format       
D422718  Black and white postcard     
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(Thumbnail) Legend of the White Canoe, Niagara (image/jpeg)
Title Legend of the White Canoe, Niagara
Collection  Postcard Collection
  Casino Niagara Cares Regional Heritage Collection
Date  1907.
Notes  Mailed July 5, 1907
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Filing No.   Format       
D10525  Postcard     
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(Thumbnail) The Legend of the White Canoe, Niagara Falls (image/jpeg)
Title The Legend of the White Canoe, Niagara Falls
Type  Still Image
Collection  Postcard Collection
Notes  Also referred to as the Legend of the Maid of the Mist and Lelawa ; 41851
  Reverse reads LEGEND OF THE WHITE CANOE - Among the legends about Niagara, an interesting one represents the Indians as holding the Spirit of the Cataract in great awe and sacrificing a maiden of the tribe annually by sending her over the Falls in a canoe laden with fruits of the earth and chase, in the belief that such an offering would influence the spirit of the waters to favor the tribe in war and peace ;
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Filing No.   Format       
D422829  Colour postcard     
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6.
(Thumbnail) Maid of the Mist Legend (image/jpeg)
Title Maid of the Mist Legend
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  General Photograph Collection
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Filing No.   Format       
D415919  Photograph     
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7.
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Title Maiden of the Mist - A Legend of Niagara Falls
Creator  Charles, Veronika Martenova
Collection  Postcard Collection
Notes  The library does not have copyright permission to display this image but it may be viewed at the Victoria Avenue Library location ;
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Filing No.   Format       
D415879  Colour postcard     
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8.
(Thumbnail) The Red Man's Fact, Niagara Falls (image/jpeg)
Title The Red Man's Fact, Niagara Falls
Alternate Title  The Red Man's Fancy
Type  Still Image
Collection  Postcard Collection
Notes  The title is given as on the post card, however, there are other prints in exisitence titled The Red Man's Fancy ; also known as the Legend of the White Canoe and the Legend of the Maid of the Mist
  The card was mailed in Niagara Falls, NY on August 20th 1912 to Miss Hortense Speer?, Willow Avenue, Pontiac, Michigan ; message reads "Dear tensie, Ruby ? and I are having a lovely time, but it is rather expensive. I did enjoy the lovely Friday I had with you. I thank you very much. This is a lovely place. Elizabeth ? " ;
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Filing No.   Format       
D422809  Colour postcard     
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(Thumbnail) Screaming Tunnel, Niagara Falls (image/jpeg)
Title Screaming Tunnel, Niagara Falls
Type  Still Image
Creator  Simpson, Cathy
Description  The tunnel is situated on the northern outskirts of Niagara Falls, it passes under a railway bed close to Warner Road, not far from Sand Plant Hill. According to legend a girl fleeing a barn fire, her clothes ablaze stumbled into the tunnel and there perished. If you were to strike a match inside the tunnel you would hear the sound of the burning girl's screams. The tunnel was featured in the Stephen King movie "The Dead Zone" ;
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Digital Collections
Date  October 3, 2003.
Link  Read about the legend
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Filing No.   Format       
D12333  Digital image     
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(Thumbnail) Screaming Tunnel, Niagara Falls (image/jpeg)
Title Screaming Tunnel, Niagara Falls
Type  Still Image
Creator  Simpson, Cathy
Description  The tunnel is situated on the northern outskirts of Niagara Falls, it passes under a railway bed close to Warner Road, not far from Sand Plant Hill. According to legend a girl fleeing a barn fire, her clothes ablaze stumbled into the tunnel and there perished. If you were to strike a match inside the tunnel you would hear the sound of the burning girl's screams. The tunnel was featured in the Stephen King movie "The Dead Zone" ;
Date  October 3, 2003.
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Digital Collections
Link  Read about the legend
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Filing No.   Format       
D12333A  Digital image     
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