‘fallsview’ posts

Episode 26: Burch’s Mills

April 26th, 2011 Comments Off on Episode 26: Burch’s Mills

Checking in from the site of a water-powered grist and saw mill circa 1786, the first industrial use of the waters of the west bank of the Niagara River.

Episode 22: Nikola Tesla’s Monument

February 10th, 2011 2 Comments »

Checking in from the monument to inventor Nikola Tesla at the brink of Niagara Falls, where the War of the Currents was won.

Episode 14: The Pavilion Hotel

November 11th, 2010 Comments Off on Episode 14: The Pavilion Hotel

Checking in from the misplaced monument commemorating the old Pavilion Hotel, the first prestigious Niagara hotel which burned down twice, fought the Upper Canada rebellion, and housed a team of city founders.

Episode 13: Loretto Academy

November 4th, 2010 7 Comments »

Checking in from the historic Loretto Academy with Cathy Marie Buchanan, author of “The Day The Falls Stood Still.” Cathy shares her thoughts on planned redevelopment of the site.