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 Annie Edson Taylor

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Annie Edson Taylor

Birth
Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, USA
Death 29 Apr 1921 (aged 82)
Lockport, Niagara County, New York, USA
Burial Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York, USA
Plot Stranger's Rest Section
Memorial ID 7698828 View Source
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American Folk Figure. A teacher in Bay City, Michigan, was the first woman to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel, accomplishing this feat on her birthday in 1901. Both she and her barrel survived, but she did not profit from the stunt financially.

Bio by: Stuthehistoryguy


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FIRST TO GO OVER
THE HORSESHOE FALL
IN A BARREL AND LIVE
OCTOBER 24, 1901


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Stuthehistoryguy
  • Added: 19 Jul 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7698828
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/7698828/annie-edson-taylor : accessed ), memorial page for Annie Edson Taylor (24 Oct 1838–29 Apr 1921), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7698828, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .