Three Sisters Island, Niagara Falls

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The Three Sisters Islands are islands which lie off the west shoreline of Goat Island. The islands are part of Niagara Falls, New York.Accessible from Goat Island, the Three Sisters Islands are located just beyond the Canada/U.S. border in Niagara Falls, New York. The islands are named after Celinda, Angelina, and Asenath Whitney, (all three are buried in Oakwood Cemetery (Niagara Falls, NY) daughters of General Parkhurst Whitney of Niagara Falls, New York. General Whitney (also buried in Oakwood Cemetery (Niagara Falls, NY), was one of the more prominent early settlers of Niagara Falls, New York. The General moved to Niagara Falls, N.Y. in 1810 and is best known as the founder and operator of the Cataract House Hotel located near the upper rapids just above the falls. General Whitney’s daughters are believed to be the first settlers to have trekked to the three small islands. Before European settlers arrived in North America, Iroquois shamans made sacrifices of food and gifts on the islands and communed with He-No (Mighty Thunderer)(Ont.) Niagara Falls Public Library (Ont.
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  • I was staying at the casino for a couple of days and needed some outside time. A 10 minute walk led me to the three sisters. Small islands joined by bridges that just out into the raging Niagara River...  more »
  • Go here only if you have time and only after you have seen Niagara falls gushing down to your heart's content... good to stroll around for sometime and rush back to fantastic Niagara falls... :) Can b...  more »
  • I have taken my daughter, granddaughter and grandson here over three decades. Unbelievable natural so close to Niagara River and the Falls, hold on to them as it is real close. But oohh sooo beautiful  more »
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  • Nice bridges connecting the three little islands. The sound and look of the roaring river are amazing
  • When you go to these Islands you get a good view of Niagara falls
  • Very disappointed what the state and or parks did to this place.. Not what it used to be. And those little fences won't stop anyone. If you know what i mean..
  • Many of the tour brochures feature this as an item in a list. However, you don't visit these islands. The tour guide points to them as you drive by them on a highway, tells a story about their origin, and then you drive on. Don't factor this into your decision about a tour's value.
  • It is not like go to the falls but if you are here make the tour.

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