Engineers Drained the Niagara Falls and Uncovered Its Dark History

One of the Largest Tourist Attractions

Every year, millions of tourists flock to see natural beauty. It's been around for 18,000 years but was discovered in 1678 by traveling Europeans. They set up shop right next to the Falls and called the area New France. Father Louis Hennepin was the first to record the spectacle in his book, A New Discovery.


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