Commemorate the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 and increase your knowledge of local history by collecting the War of 1812 Trading Card Series. Discover the heroic efforts of Betsy Doyle, the Cusick Family and Peter Buell Porter as they shaped history within our region.
The following cards are located at these organizations:
Betsy Doyle, Old Fort Niagara
Cusick Family, Historic Association of Lewiston
Peter Buell Porter, Oakwood Cemetery
In 2012 Nik Wallenda became the first person to cross the Niagara Falls by tightrope in 116 years. He did so after receiving permission from both the Canadian and United States governments, although he was required to carry his passport and present it on entry to the Canadian side of the falls.