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Niagara Falls in Niagara Region, Ontario — Central Canada
 

Table Rock

 
 
Table Rock Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Environment. A significant historical year for this entry is 1818.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6342 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls ON L0S 1J0, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nikola Tesla (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Nikola Tesla (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Nikola Tesla (within shouting distance of this marker); Tightrope Walker Nik Wallenda
Table Rock Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, April 21, 2013
2. Table Rock Marker
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(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); The Niagara Parks Commission / Commission Des Parcs Du Niagara (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Niagara Falls.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 22, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 464 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 22, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Jul. 3, 2022