Niagara Falls State Park Celebrates 125 Years

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Oldest State Park in the Nation Continues to Marvel
by New York State Office of Parks & Recreation
NIAGARA FALLS, NY (07/15/2010)(readMedia)– The nation’s oldest state park, Niagara Falls State Park, celebrated its 125th Anniversary with a concert by the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra on Goat Island and the dedication of a restored pocket park.
New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Commissioner Carol Ash was on hand to praise the park as a worldwide destination. “Today marks the 125th anniversary of when this park became the land of the people of New York State. For generations, people have come from all over the world not just to visit this incredible park, but to experience it. The breathtaking views, the thunderous crash of the falls, and the drenching mists of the gorge make this place like no other in the world.” (more…)

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