Annie Edson Taylor
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Annie Edson Taylor (October 24, 1838 – April 29, 1921) was an American school-teacher and adventurer. She was the first person to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel without dying. She did this on her 63rd birthday, October 24, 1901.
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- Women of Bay County, Joan Totten Musinski Rezmer (ed.). Bay County Historical Society: Bay City, Michigan, 1980.
- Queen of the Falls, Chris Van Allsburg. Houghton Mifflin Books for Children.