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Niagara Falls in Niagara Region, Ontario — Central Canada
 

Table Rock

 
 
Table Rock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 21, 2013
1. Table Rock Marker
Inscription. This is the site of the historic landmark, Table Rock, a shelf of bare rock 61 metres (200 feet) long, 18.3 metres (60 feet) wide. Once part of the crest of the Horseshoe Falls it was left isolated when the Falls receded. Rock falls in 1818, 1828, 1829, 1850 and 1934 reduced its size. The remaining overhang was blasted off for safety reasons in 1935.
 
Erected by Niagara Parks Commission.
 
Location. 43° 4.891′ N, 79° 4.683′ W. Marker is in Niagara Falls, Ontario, in Niagara Region. Marker can be reached from Niagara Parkway 0.4 kilometers south of Murray Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Niagara Falls, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nikola Tesla (within shouting distance of this marker); Tightrope Walker Nik Wallenda (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); Table Rock House (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Louis Hennepin 1626 - c. 1705 (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); José María Heredia (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Niagara Falls Park and River Railway Powerhouse
Table Rock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 21, 2013
2. Table Rock Marker
(approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Nik Wallenda & Niagara (approx. half a kilometer away in the U.S.); Goat Island (approx. half a kilometer away in the U.S.). Click for a list of all markers in Niagara Falls.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 313 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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