Today I tell the story of a woman who was the first to attempt a most dangerous and frightening stunt, even by today’s standards. Annie Edson Taylor, the first to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel and live on October 24, 1901.
Show notes and links:
- Niagara Falls (niagarafrontier.com).
- Annie Edson Taylor, Heroine of Niagara Falls | Legacy.com (legacy.com).
- This post has no title. (biography.com).
- HISTORY (poorhousestory.com).
- Poor Relief in the Early America (socialwelfarehistory.com).
- Annie Edson Taylor (1838-1921): American Daredevil (americacomesalive.com).
- Taking the Plunge