Niagara Falls in Niagara County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Birth of Hydro Electric Power
Erected 1924 by Niagara Falls Power Company.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1924.
Location. 43° 5.556′ N, 79° 3.753′ W. Marker is in Niagara Falls, New York, in Niagara County. Marker can be reached from Discovery Way, ¼ mile north of Main Street (New York State Route 104). Plaque is on a stone opposite of the entrance to the elevator structure on the gorge rim, between the Rainbow Bridge and the Niagara Gorge Discovery Center. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Niagara Falls NY 14303, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Niagara Falls Power Company (a few steps from this marker); Welcome to Schoellkopf Power Station No.3 (within shouting distance of this Niagara Gorge Industrial Heritage (approx. ¼ mile away); Niagara Gorge Important Bird Area (approx. ¼ mile away); Bridges of Niagara (approx. ¼ mile away); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Boundary Waters Treaty (approx. 0.3 miles away in Canada); Niagara Falls Medal of Honor Memorial (approx. half a kilometer away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Niagara Falls.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 21, 2020, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 113 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 21, 2020, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.