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Champlain not Cartier made the first reference to Niagara Falls in literature.

Peter A. Porter

Champlain not Cartier made the first reference to Niagara Falls in literature.

by Peter A. Porter

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Published by Gazette Press in [Niagara Falls, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Champlain, Samuel de, -- 1567-1635,
  • Cartier, Jacques, -- 1491-1557,
  • Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.)

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p.
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20687974M

    A fantastic way to learn about Canadian history is through historical fiction. It allows readers to dive into a period of history and experience it from someone living in that moment, getting a chance to understand their feelings of the world around them right then. The sources for the depiction of northern New York are more of a mystery (assuming again that the map is authentic). The Velasco map includes a depiction of the Saint Lawrence River, which could only have been derived from Champlain’s first voyage to Canada in , although Champlain had not yet published any maps of the area.

      The Anthology and Bibliography of Niagara Falls (Volumes one and two pages) by Charles Mason Dow compiled in the ’s contains a list of Niagara writers and their essays. These books are the source of where I find many of my historical facts about Niagara Falls. For example, the first entry in book one is about Samuel De Champlain who. "These narratives are drawn, with the addition of explanatory passages, from 'The conspiracy of Pontiac,' 'Pioneers of France in the New world,' 'The Jesuits in North America,' 'Count Frontenac,' and 'Montcalm and Wolfe.'"--Pref. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Choice/form AACR2: vj39 LAC ael no edits (3 cards).

      There are differing theories as to the origin of the name of the falls. According to Iroquoian scholar Bruce Trigger, "Niagara" is derived from the name given to a branch of the local native Neutral Confederacy, who are described as being called the "Niagagarega" people on several lateth-century French maps of the area.[13] According to George R. Stewart, it comes from the name of an. It was the Iroquois political system, however, that made them unique, and because of it, they dominated the first years of colonial history in both Canada and the United States. Strangely enough, there were never that many of them, and the enemies they defeated in war were often twice their size.


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Niagara Falls, N.Y., Gazette Press, (DLC) (OCoLC) Named Person: Samuel de Champlain; Jacques Cartier; Jacques Cartier; Samuel de Champlain; Jacques Cartier; Samuel de Champlain: Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type.

Champlain not Cartier made the first reference to Niagara Falls in literature. Niagara Falls, N.Y., Gazette Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Samuel de Champlain; Jacques Cartier; Jacques Cartier; Samuel de Champlain: Document Type: Book: All Authors /.

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(Peter Augustus) Porter. Abstract. Electronic of. Cartier, Jacques, -- Fiction. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms: Cartier, Jacques, ; Fiction; Filed under: Cartier, Jacques, -- Fiction Marguerite De Roberval: A Romance of the Days of Jacques Cartier, by Thomas Guthrie Marquis (Gutenberg ebook); Items below (if any) are from related and broader terms.

Although Champlain had never seen Niagara Falls himself, he wrote reports about the Falls based upon those made to him by Indians. InSamuel de Champlain. InLescarbot published his " Histoire de la Nouvelle France," wherein he quotes extensively (includ- ing the references to Niagara) from Champlain ; the work being reissued in several editions in subsequent years.

In MayJacques Cartier left France to explore the New World. Although he never saw Niagara Falls, the Indians he met along the ce River told him about it. Samuel de Champlain visited Canada in He, too, heard stories of the mighty cataract, but never visited it.

An incomplete general map by Champlain also exists. The engraving was made inalthough the map was never published. The only known copy is held by the John Carter Brown Library. InChamplain published his last major map of New France, which was included in his final book, Les Voyages de la Nouvelle France occidentale, dicte had been living in France for nearly.

Canadian literature - Canadian literature - Canadian literature in French: The valley of the St. Lawrence River, first explored by Jacques Cartier during his second voyage to North America inwas colonized by France during the 17th and 18th centuries.

The first French settlement was established in at Port-Royal, near present-day Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia. Although Champlain had never seen Niagara Falls himself, he wrote reports about the Falls based upon those made to him by Indians. InSamuel de Champlain became the first to draw and publish a map of Niagara.

In this map a very clear and marked outline of the river is given. Rene Brehan. Champlain, in his work published inmentions a fall which is believed to be Niagara Falls, and in his work published in he locates on a map a river which is believed to be the Niagara, and in that river he marks a Sault d'eau, or waterfall.

For the majority of winters, the Falls are known to partially freeze, although the Falls never entirely freeze up on the waterfall or in the Niagara River. Notable years for the falls to show a great display of them icing up include the years,and   Fig.

Falls of Niagara, Canadian Branch, (By permission of Baker Art Gallery, Colombus, Ohio.) Sheet of water to the right of line bb (west side) has since been curtailed feet, on account of power diversion. The falls to the left of line aa are being drained by the diversion, which, when it reaches the franchise amount, will leave feet of bare rock on the Goat Island or eastern.

First French expedition—Jacques Cartier—He first hears of the great Cataract—Champlain—Route to China—La Salle—Father Hennepin's first and second visits to the Falls. InJacques Cartier, a shrewd, enterprising, and adventurous sailor, made his first voyage across the Atlantic, touching at Newfoundland, and exploring the coast.

The City of Niagara Falls Public Library Victoria Avenue, Niagara Falls, Ontario () [email protected] The City of Niagara Falls Public Library Main Street, Niagara Falls, New York () [email protected] Champlain was certainly the first white man to mention the Falls of Niagara in Literature; Brule was probably Niagara's first white visitor; and equally probable, he was the first white man ever to "trade" there.

One would like well to know the particulars of that "trade"—what he got and what he gave. EARLY REFERENCES. Samuel De Champlain was an accomplished cartographer and artist and his vast collection of work was the first documentation of New France.

Early Niagara Townships Upon Governor Simcoe's arrival at Niagara (Newark) in he issued a proclamation dividing Upper Canada into nineteen counties to be represented by sixteen members. Many figures have been suggested as first circulating a European eyewitness description of Niagara Falls.

The Frenchman Samuel de Champlain visited the area as early as during his exploration of Canada, and members of his party reported to him the spectacular waterfalls.

Niagara Falls is the collective name for three massive waterfalls on the Niagara River (the short river that drains Lake Erie into Lake Ontario): the Horseshoe Falls, the American Falls, and the Bridal Veil Falls.

As the river straddles the Canadian-American border, so, too, do the waterfalls. Horseshoe Falls is the largest of the three. It [ ].This site will be constantly changing as more poems are tracked down and transcribed. The very first poem that contains a reference to Niagara Falls is Untitledby Le Sievr de la Franchise.