History

An Englishwomen's trip to Niagara Falls in 1854

This account of a visit to Niagara Falls was published by Isabella Lucy Bird in the book 'The Englishwoman in America' in the 1850's. Her introduction to her trip to America is priceless in its reflection of the attitudes of a certain class of British person

An Englishman's visit to Niagara Falls in the year 1830

The following account of a visit to Niagara Falls was published in 1832 by S. A. Ferrall in his book "A Ramble of Six Thousand Miles through the United States of America."

The preface to the book is amusing for the reactions of his friends on being told he planned a trip to America

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