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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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  • We were on a tour so we did not get to walk across to the islands, but we could see the beautiful nature trails, with the Niagara River beginning to gain speed all around you.  more »
  • When visiting Niagara Falls, you have to stop and visit the Three Sister Islands. Very little walking is required and they offer the views in the area. When driving, you can park, directly across the ...  more »
  • Take a break in the park here. There are good views of the river and the surrounding area. This a good place for a bit of down time.  more »