Niagara Falls in Niagara Region, Ontario — Central Canada
Tightrope Walker Nik Wallenda
On June 15, 2012
—Niagara Parks —
The Niagara Parks Commission granted one-time permission for this event in order to recognize the role that daredevil performances and stunting have played in the rich history and promotion of Niagara Falls. Under the motion approved by the Commission, examination of a proposal submitted by a stunting professional will be considered no more than once in a generation, or approximately every 20 years, as a way to pay tribute to the history of stunting.
The establishment of the Niagara Parks Commission in 1885 and the focus on the natural wonder of the Falls, has been a catalyst for the growth of Niagara Falls as a global tourism destination.
Location. 43° 4.778′ N, 79° 4.718′ W. Marker is in Niagara Falls, Ontario, in Niagara Region. Marker can be reached from Niagara Parkway just south of Murray Street. Touch for map. Located on a rock to the left of the north entrance to Table Rock Welcome Centre. Marker is in this post office area: Niagara Falls, Ontario L2G 3K9, Canada.
Other nearby markers. Table Rock House (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); José María Heredia (about 120 meters away); Niagara Falls Park and River Railway Powerhouse (about 180 meters away); Table Rock (about 210 meters away); Nikola Tesla (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Louis Hennepin 1626 - c. 1705 (approx. half a kilometer away); Nik Wallenda & Niagara (approx. half a kilometer away in the U.S.); Goat Island (approx. 0.6 kilometers away in the U.S.). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Niagara Falls.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 21, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 332 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on November 14, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. 2. submitted on April 21, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 3. submitted on November 14, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. 4. submitted on April 21, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 5. submitted on November 14, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.