A woman in a barrel

24 Oct

First person to go over Niagara Falls intentionally and survive.

She used a specially-made barrel on 24 October 1901. Annie Edson Taylor (October 24, 1838 – April 29, 1921) was an American schoolteacher who,

on her 63rd birthday, October 24, 1901, became the first person to survive a trip over Niagara Falls in a barrel.

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Posted by on October 24, 2020 in Niagara Falls


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