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Oakwood Cemetery Heritage Foundation

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My 1st cemetery tour

Tim Baxter: awesome full of information answered our wierd questions. We had a great time learned... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Andrea T
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Oakwood Cemetery Tour

We all loved this tour. We were visiting from Georgia. Our guide told us stories of those that went... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
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Warner Robins, Georgia
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4 weeks ago
“My 1st cemetery tour”
11 Sep 2018
“Oakwood Cemetery Tour”
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Daredevils of Niagara Tours run each Sunday from May 28 - October 29. Two 1 hour long tours are available to choose from and begin at 11am and 1pm. Price is $10 per person.
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 20:30
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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763 Portage Rd, Niagara Falls, NY 14301-1942
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

The guided "Daredevils of Niagara Tours" on Sundays at Oakwood Cemetery is very well done. The tour guides are personable and seem very well researched in their explanations of local "daredevils". The subject matter is much more interesting than simply people doing stunts - it...More

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oakwoodniagara, General Manager at Oakwood Cemetery Heritage Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Thank you so much for taking our tour, and for your kind words. We have carefully researched each of our highlighted residents, and try to learn their motivations. Thank you again! Tim Baxter Director of Operations

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tim Baxter: awesome full of information answered our wierd questions. We had a great time learned alot!

Thank Andrea T
oakwoodniagara, General Manager at Oakwood Cemetery Heritage Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much, Andrea! It was great having you and your Mom and Nicole visit the cemetery! Glad you found it as interesting as we do! Tim Baxter

Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

We all loved this tour. We were visiting from Georgia. Our guide told us stories of those that went over the Falls & those that were involved in indirect ways. She was very personable & fun. It was cool morning with a brisk wind. We’d...More

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oakwoodniagara, General Manager at Oakwood Cemetery Heritage Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for joining us! We're glad you stuck out the cool weather to take the tour that day! Tim Baxter Director of Operations Oakwood Cemetery

Reviewed 21 August 2018

Daredevils of the Falls with Marge was GREAT! She took us on a hour-plus journey at an easy pace with fascinating stories of people who braved the mighty Niagara. I have lived in Western New York all my life and most of these stories were...More

Thank Bill L
oakwoodniagara, Manager at Oakwood Cemetery Heritage Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Thank you so much for joining us! We're glad you find our tour informative. Marge is awesome! Tim Baxter Director of Operations Oakwood Cemetery

Reviewed 19 June 2018

Unless your are really into cemeteries...The only one we knew about it was Annie Taylor, the teacher that survived plunging down Niagara Falls in a barrel.More

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oakwoodniagara, Front Office Manager at Oakwood Cemetery Heritage Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Sorry to hear you were disappointed with your visit. In the same row with Annie are the following Daredevils: Carlisle Graham first person to go through the Whirlpool Rapids in a barrel. Capt. Matthew Webb first person to swim the English Channel in 1875. He...More

Reviewed 15 June 2018

Self guided tour for the most part. It has the people that didn't survive their attempt to go over the falls along with other historical figures.

Thank Kathi A
Reviewed 11 June 2018

What does a tourist do once he has seen the falls? I boarded the Discover Niagara Shuttle, which travels 14 miles beyond Niagara Falls through Lewiston and Youngstown to Old Fort Niagara, to visit Old Fort Niagara and Oakwood Cemetery (1852). (See my review of...More

Thank Richard E
oakwoodniagara, General Manager at Oakwood Cemetery Heritage Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words, Richard. We appreciate you stopping by.

Reviewed 1 November 2017

I had an absolutely lovely time taking the guide Daredevil Tour. I was the only person present for the tour that day, and my tour guide managed to keep up an interesting and informative banter conversation with me the entire time. Not an easy task,...More

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oakwoodniagara, Front Office Manager at Oakwood Cemetery Heritage Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Thank you so much for taking the tour. I am so glad you enjoyed the information. Please come again! Tim Baxter

Reviewed 17 September 2017

The Daredevil Tour at Oakwood Cemetery in Niagara Falls, NY was outstanding! Our tour guide did a great job with enough local history to give a context to the tour without boring the non-history lovers and put some of her own local flavor into the...More

Thank Elizabeth H
oakwoodniagara, General Manager at Oakwood Cemetery Heritage Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thank you so much Elizabeth! I'm glad you got to enjoy history and nature the cemetery has to offer! Tim Baxter

Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful tour! Love this interesting cemetery! A must see and do in Niagara Falls! Besides, Cinderella is buried here.

Thank Pamela H
oakwoodniagara, General Manager at Oakwood Cemetery Heritage Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Thank you for your kind words, Pamela. Haha! You are correct! I never even knew Cinderella could be a real name! Thanks again, Tim Baxter Director of Operations

Reviewed 5 August 2017

We liked our small group of people. The walk was informative as was our Guide. We would like to do more of these. There needs to be more advertisement.

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oakwoodniagara, General Manager at Oakwood Cemetery Heritage Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thank you so much Janelle! We appreciate your input. We are working diligently trying to get the word out. Thank you for attending! Tim Baxter Director of Operations

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