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The two RV Gypsies and their grandson
at Daredevil Museum and other places
July 24, 2011
sign - The Daredevil Museum in Niagara Falls

history bookAnnie Taylor was the first person to conquer the falls in a barrel On October 24th 1901. Though bruised and battered Annie made it, she expected fame and fortune but Annie died in poverty.

Lee Duquette inspected the barrel and its contents.
Lee Duquette checks out the barrel
the barrel and its contents.
history bookThe infamous Bobby Leach plunged over the Falls in a steel barrel on July 25, 1911. Bobby broke both kneecaps and his jaw during his daring event. Years later while touring in New Zealand, Bobby slipped on an orange peel and died from complications due to gangrene !
the steel barrel  used by Bobby Leach
history bookThe inner tube wrapped barrel used by Steven Trotter in 1985. He was a Rhode Island bartender and was fined $5,503.
The inner tubed-wrapped barrel used by Steven Trotter
history bookNiagara Falls Ontario residents Peter De Bernardi and Jeffery James Petkovich accomplished the first duo descent of the Falls on September 28, 1989.
the duo container
history bookRobert Overcracker rode a jet ski over the brink of the Horseshoe Falls on October 1, 1995 to help promote awareness for the homeless. His parachute did not open and Robert plunged to his death and his body was never recovered.
broken jetski
Robert Overcracker poster
poster of daredevils
poster of daredevils
Not all of the Niagara Falls Daredevils are posted here, but there's more stuff below.
history bookNikola Tesla, an inventor, mechanical engineer, and electrical engineer was an important contributor to the birth of commercial electricity, and is best known for his many revolutionary developments in the field of electromagnetism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Tesla's patents and theoretical work formed the basis of modern alternating current (AC) electric power systems, including the polyphase system of electrical distribution and the AC motor. His statue is located just outside the entrance to the Wind of the Caves.
statue of Nikola Tesla
Alex at statue of Nikola Tesla
statue of Nikola Tesla
Below: At the end of the tour, the bus driver called this the Turtle Building. The two RV Gypsies did not take the time to explore it further. It is a former Native American Museum built in 1981. If viewed from the air it would look to be shaped like a turtle. the part shown below is the face.
the turtle building
the turtle building
Lockport, New York and someone's mailbox, both sides of the mailbox were identical and resembled a Nikon camera.
Welcome to Lockport sign
a Nikon mailbox
The two RV Gypsies really enjoyed the Italian food at Molinaro's. Sure beats the Italian food in Florida!!!!
Molinaro's Italian Restaurant
A building in the campground, painted fairy tale style on all four sides
Little Red Ridinghood painting
painting on a building
Repunzel painting
painting on a building
look below

The sub-menu below has ten sections of Niagara Falls in the USA that you may visit in any order you choose. The page you are on is not underlined and cannot be chosen from here. There is also a link to the Canadian side of Niagara Falls below.

Bus / walking tour of the
Whirlpool Rapids & Niagara Falls
Whirlpool Jetboat video
Maid of the Mist
Cave of the Winds

Daredevil Museum and more

The Silo, Monuments, & a sailboat
Erie Canal Locks, Lockport NY
Lockport Cave /underground boat ride
Fort Niagara & Niagara Lighthouse
Three Sisters Islands
 
go to the next adventure of the two RV GypsiesAFTER you have visited all of the above sections, please continue on to Niagara Falls on the Canadian side- Journey Behind the Falls & a movie of the falls from the Skylon Tower