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September 24, 2009: Peter Corradetti sent in a beautiful photo of Dewitt Falls in winter. Thanks, Peter!
September 23, 2009: On Friday, October 16, 2009 the Hamilton City of Waterfalls will be hosting a customer appreciation event at Scotiabank, located at 12 King Street East, Hamilton, Ontario. We will be providing refreshments, information, and a waterfall-inspired cake. Scotiabank will be open from the hours of 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Please stop by and celebrate with us! We look forward to seeing everyone there!!
September 21, 2009: Peter Corradetti sent in a beautiful photo of Dewitt Falls in winter. Thanks, Peter!
September 18, 2009: We will be appearing at the Ancaster Fair on September 25, 26, and 27. Site is at 630 Trinity Rd. RR #1, Jerseyville, ON L0R 1R0.
September 17, 2009: We will be appearing at the 155th annual Binbrook Fair on September 18, 19, and 20th!
September 16, 2009: Two new videos have been posted-
one to the Darnley Cascade page and the other, which showcases
the bus at the Christie Conservation Area, to the waterfall
vehicles page. Both were filmed by Chris Ecklund.
September 14, 2009: We've posted some photos
of Buttermilk Falls in
full flow- many thanks to Steve Lowden for sending them in.
And if you missed our setup at Westfest on the weekend, visit
the Public Appearances
page for a video.
September 11, 2009: Waterfall Number 126 has been added to the list!! Montgomery Cascade was discovered on May 1 by Jeremy Shortt, who has also supplied photos for this new waterfall's page.
On September 12, the City of Waterfalls Bus and our amazing corp of volunteers will be appearing at Westfest in Westdale Village. The festival runs from from 10 am to 11 pm. We will also be at the Locke Street Festival, is being held on Saturday September 12th this year and will run from 10 am to 7 pm with local entertainment into the evening. On Sunday September 13, we will be appearing at the annual Wiggle Waggle Walkathon at Bayfront Park. If you are interested in volunteering at our booth, please send us an email.
September 10, 2009: Thanks to Jordan Allen and Marg Harris for the Mustardfest photos: they've been posted on the Public Appearances page. Thanks also to Mike Mandula for the photos of Chedoke Falls and James Falls.
September 9, 2009: Jeremy Shortt has sent photos of Billy Green Falls, Centennial Falls, and Little Falls on Wilson Street.
September 8, 2009: Thanks to all of you who visited our booths at the Ex and Mustardfest. Your comments, compliments, and e-mails have been appreciated!
A site visitor has emailed pictures of the breathtaking little waterfall constructed in his back yard. See them in the Manmade Waterfalls section. Thanks, Doug- you should be proud!
September 3, 2009: We've added some more photos to the bus page (check out the night shot of Ex attendees surrounding it!). There are also some more photos of the team wowing the crowds at the Ex!
September 2, 2009: Want to know the history behind the City of Waterfalls bus and the four waterfall cars? We've uploaded photos, video, and commentary dating from as far back as waterfall car number one!
September 1, 2009: We'll be appearing at Hamilton's Mustard Fest September 4-6: see our Public Appearances page for more information. We've also remade the site theme to show our pride in the City of Waterfalls Bus, which is already turning heads and prompting smiles. The bus was a hit at the Winona Peach Festival last weekend, and Mr. Ecklund invites any group that would like to use the bus at a future event to give us a call or send an email. Our contact information can be found here.
August 31, 2009: We've created a video montage /playlist the documents the waterfall bus from its days being wrapped at Trimline in Burlington to its debut at the Winona Peach Festival!
August 28, 2009: More bus photos and videos have been added to the Waterfall Wheels page. We've also uploaded a press release about the bus's weekend launch.
August 27, 2009: Please visit the Waterfall Wheels page for some photos and videos of the waterfall bus being wrapped. We are planning to debut the bus at the Winona Peach Festival this weekend, so mark your calendar!
August 25, 2009: We've posted some photos from the Ex on the Public Appearances page. Thanks to all the volunteers who's pitched in so far. We've also posted two beautiful videos of Troy Falls, both shot by Chris, on that waterfall page.
Get ready, Hamilton- the waterfall bus is going in to be wrapped!!
August 24, 2009: We will be at the Winona Peach Festival on August 29 (Saturday) from 10a.m. until 11:00 p.m., and August 30 (Sunday) from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.
Our cameras were busy last weekend! We've added videos of Albion Falls, Buttermilk Falls, and Pritchard Falls to their respective pages, and even given you a tour of Trimline, where the waterfall bus wrap is being printed (see the Waterfall Wheels page.)
August 21, 2009: Opening day at the Ex has been a big success for us!! Check out our front page, where we've posted a photo depicting our waterfallers hard at work!
August 19, 2009: Ken Price's pictures of our booth at the Dundas Cactus Festival have been posted on the Public Appearances page.
August 17, 2009: Chris has taken a photo of Pritchard Falls- check out that magnificent flow. Our appearance at the Dundas Cactus Festival was also a success: we've posted a video on the Public Appearances page and photos are soon to follow!
August 14, 2009: The City of Waterfalls will have a booth at the Dundas Cactus Festival from August 14-16. If you're attending, come by and say hello! We have also posted the artwork for our new T-shirt on the front page of this site, and added photos by Joseph Hollick to the Billy Monkley Cascade and Pritchard Falls pages. If you missed our walk to Tews Falls yesterday, visit our Waterfall Walks section, as we just posted a video.
August 12, 2009: The City of Waterfalls will have a booth at this year's Canadian National Exhibition. We will be in the At Home Pavilion. If you are interested in volunteering at our booth, please send us an email.
August 11, 2009: The City of Waterfalls jingle has been re-recorded and relaunched on YouTube. See the Waterfalls Music page.
August 10, 2009: Dan has taken the City of Waterfalls bus to be measured for its beautiful new wrap! We've also added two new links to the site: our Twitter link and a Public Appearances page. The latter was especially important in view of the great reception we got from the public and organizers at the Festival of Friends :)
August 7, 2009: The City of Waterfalls Initiative and Chris Ecklund are pleased to confirm that we have partnered with the Canadian National Autism Foundation to sponsor the Hamilton Autism Walk-a-Thon on September 20, 2009. Click here for a press release containing additional information.
We've added a couple of videos to the site: one to the Upper Mill Falls page and the other to the Waterfall
Walks section: to see the latter, scroll down to the details about the March walk to the Hermitage Cascade.
August 6, 2009: We will have a booth at the Festival of Friends this coming weekend (August 7-9) at Gage Park. Admission is free, and the festival runs each day from noon until 11:00 p.m.
Today we added a video of a past waterfall walk to the Griffin Falls page, and posted an incredible video that Chris took as he drove along the Chedoke Expressway. It's not technically a waterfall walk, but it is definitely a tour, so you'll find it on the 'Waterfall Walks' page.
August 5, 2009: Lots of news today! Today our Billboard campaign starts throughout the city- can you find all ten of them??
Those of you who have not visited Albion Falls since the storm, we've created an Albion Falls Video section with some awe-inspiring footage. More walks have also been added to the Waterfall
August 4, 2009: Tomorrow we will be hosting a waterfall
walk to Chedoke and Denlow Falls. See our Waterfall
Walks page for details.
July 31, 2009: We've updated our Media
Page with two recent press writeups: one from the Torontoist
and the other from the Bay Observer.
July 30, 2009: More photos by Dan Court and Jeremy Shortt have been added to the post-storm Albion Falls album! We've also added Jeremy's pictures to the pages for Lower Little Falls, Ancaster Heights Falls, Tiffany Falls, Sherman Falls, Old Dundas Road Falls.
July 29, 2009: We've posted some photos of the newly reshaped Albion Falls. We've also uploaded a video of the washed-out bridge at Albion Falls to our YouTube channel.
July 28, 2009: Last weekend's rainstorms have completely reshaped the gorge at Albion Falls! See our front page for details, and keep an eye on CHNews for Chris Ecklund's interview!!
We've also added Jeremy Shortt's photos to the Jones Road Falls and Greensville Falls pages.
July 27, 2009: We've created a new section called Manmade Waterfalls. Mr. Ecklund has constructed a mini-falls at one of his properties, and if any site visitors have done something similar, send in your photos! We'd love to see them!
July 22, 2009: The jingle airtimes for Thursday, July 23 are 6:40 a.m., 7:25 a.m., and 5:34 p.m.
July 21, 2009: We've posted the radio jingle airtimes for July 21 and July 22. See the front page.
July 20, 2009: The City of Waterfalls radio jingle begins airing today on CHUMFM! The scheduled airtimes are 7:39 a.m., 12:53 p.m., 2:40 p.m., and 5:35 p.m. Listen live to CHUM FM here.
July 19, 2009: We've posted the proposed artwork for the City of Waterfalls bus wrap on the front page. Please have a look and send us your feedback!
July 14, 2009: The City of Waterfalls website has launched its own Flickr Group . If you're on Flickr, join us!
July 10, 2009: Cal DiFalco, who wrote and produced the City of Waterfalls radio jingle, wrote a piece for the Spectator called Who are we, anyway? Our city needs strong, tangible brand. You can find the link in the Media Page section.
July 9, 2009: Listen to the new CHUM FM radio ad for the City of Waterfalls!! It's on the front page, beside the mailing list signup. Just click and play!!
There will be a walk this Sunday July 12th at 11 AM. We will be meeting up in the Red Hill Valley Parking Lot (corner of Prichard Rd & Mountain Brow Blvd). Even "Weenie Man Dan" is showing up with the BBQ. Going under Red Hill over to Mount Albion and along the way we will see Upper, Middle and Lower Glendale Falls, Felker's Falls and 3 Un-Classified Falls. Hot Dogs at 11 AM - Walk departs at 12 NOON. Join Us!
July 8, 2009: We now have a pocket sized guidebook called Hamilton Waterfalls at a Glance for sale at the low price of $4.00 each plus shipping! See our Waterfalls Merchandise for details.
June 9, 2009: We've posted some of Janice Lamb's photos from last weekend's walk in the Waterfall Walks section.
June 4, 2009: We've added an amazing shot by Frank Greco to the Albion Falls page.
June 3, 2009: More photos of our Victoria Day weekend waterfall outing have been added to the Waterfall Walks section.
June 1, 2009: We've posted some information about this weekend's walk in the Waterfall Walks section. We're also pleased to announce that our hardcover volume Hamilton, the City of Waterfalls was featured in the Summer 2009 edition of Escarpment Views magazine.
May 29, 2009: Two of our publications -Hamilton,
the City of Waterfalls and The
Golden Age of Waterfalling- are now available on Amazon.com.
Both books are also in stock at James Street Book Cellar
at 158 James Street South in Hamilton.
May 28, 2009: Due to our phenomenal growth,
we have developed our own e-mail list to keep you informed
about upcoming waterfall walks and other important events,
such as social gatherings and new waterfall discoveries.
The rise in the number of 'waterfallers' has resulted in
Facebook and Ning no longer being equipped to handle our
broadcasting needs, so we've added this new module to the
site. Just input your address in the box on the index page,
click 'Submit', and leave the rest to us.
May 27, 2009: Victor and Caroline Nutter have submitted a photo of Borer's Falls.
May 25, 2009: The City of Waterfalls initiative has been mentioned in the Spectator and the Hamilton Mountain News. Read these fantastic writeups on our Media Page.
May 20, 2009: Our Victoria Day weekend walks were
a huge success. Thanks to all who showed up! We've posted
some photos by Janice Lamb in the Waterfall
Walks section, and will add more as they're submitted.
May 15, 2009: We've added pictures by Dan
Court to the pages for Lower Chedoke Falls, Upper Sydenham
Falls, and Westcliffe Falls.
May 12, 2009: We've just received the image
files for Waterfall Car #4's layout. They've been posted
on the front page as well as the Waterfall
May 11, 2009: On May 8, the Hamilton
Mountain News ran a story about Mountain Councillor
Terry Whitehead advocating the creation of a waterfall
outside the renovated city hall building. You can find a
link to the story on our Media Page.
a beautiful new shot of Borer's Falls by Dan Court. Thanks
as well to Joe Hollick for the updated
May 7, 2009: Dan Court's newest photos
of Webster's Falls, Baby Webster's, and Hunter Falls have
May 4, 2009: David Piano's stunning pictures
of Tews, Baby Webster's, and Webster's Falls are now posted!
May 1, 2009: Details
about this weekend's waterfall walk are now posted.
April 29, 2009: We've posted
some photos from last weekend's combination
waterfall walk and cleanup. Thanks to Frances Sutton for
April 28, 2009: Visit the Billy
Monkley Cascade page to see Chris Ecklund's video. He retraces
the steps he took the day that the cascade was discovered.
You'll be impressed by the lively flow!
April 27, 2009: Haven't seen the three
Waterfall Cars in action yet? Watch
April 23, 2009: We've posted the first
photos of Waterfall Car #3!!
April 22, 2009: We're having our first
ever combination waterfall walk / cleaning expedition on
April 25!! See our Waterfall
Walks page for details! We will be unveiling the long-awaited
Waterfall Car #3 at this event.
April 21, 2009: Waterfall Car Number Three
is coming along very nicely indeed! Visit
our blog for some
April 20, 2009: Yesterday the City of Waterfalls web
initiative was represented at the trade show connected to
the Paris-Ancaster Bicycle Race. The show was held at the
Morgan Firestone Arena in Ancaster and was well-received!!
For those of you who are 'Twits', as those on the Twitter
Network are called, the City of Waterfalls website has
April 16, 2009: David Piano's photos have been added
to the pages for Billy Green Falls and Lower Punchbowl Falls.
April 15, 2009: If you missed our Good Friday
waterfall walk, be sure to read this
recap by Jeff Seffinga.
April 14, 2009: Check out the Buttermilk
Falls page for a great video shot by Jordan Allan!
April 13, 2009: The Good Friday Waterfall
Walk was a huge success. Over 130 people showed up, and a
good time was had by all! We've posted some photos on our Waterfall
Walks page. We've also added two winter shots of Dewitt
Falls taken by Jolanta Biedrzycka.
April 9, 2009: The cascade that Chris,
Dan, and Jeremy discovered on April 5 has been named Billy
Monkley Cascade. We've posted a new page for it today! Dan
court's photos have been added to the pages for Little Falls
on Wilson Street and Old Dundas Road Falls.
April 8, 2009: Cave Falls has been added
to the site. Thanks to Joe Hollick for the photographs and
April 7, 2009: Walnut Grove Falls now has
its own page! We've also posted a sneak preview of the spring
waterfall car artwork on the front page!
April 6, 2009: While Chris Ecklund, Dan
Court, and Jeremy Shortt
were out exploring the Dartnall Road Bird Sanctuary on April
5, Chris discovered a new cascade!! We've posted a photo
slideshow on the front page, and will be creating a page
for it this week!
Speaking of new waterfalls, this week we will be adding
three more (in addition to the cascade already mentioned).
This brings the grand total to 125 Hamilton waterfalls! Pritchard
Falls, which is in the vicinity of Albion Falls, has been
added today- Walnut Grove Falls and Cave Falls to follow!
April 3, 2009: On each waterfall page,
we've included a link to that waterfall's section on our
powerful vBulletin forum. If you have not joined it yet,
please do so and post away!
April 2, 2009: Dan Court has provided
a beautiful new image of Spring Falls, and two new pictures
by David Piano appear on the Mineral Springs Falls page.
Joseph Hollick's photos have been added to the pages for
Ancaster Heights Falls, Lower Little Falls, and Borer's Falls.
April 1, 2009: Dan Court has taken two
amazing photos of Webster's Falls- please check them out
on the Webster's page. We're also pleased to announce that
we reached a record level of site visits. Hamilton's status
as the Waterfall Capital of the World is spreading everywhere!
March 31, 2009: Dan Court's pictures have
been added to the Spring Falls, Tews Falls, and Lower Tews
March 30, 2009: Details about our intended
three day 'First Anniversary' celebration at Webster's have
been posted on the front page as well as the Waterfall Walks
March 27, 2009: Dan Court's great shots
of a Turkey Vulture and a Muscovy Duck have been added to
the Birds page. You may encounter fascinating birds like
these when you are out on a waterfall walk!
Since spring is around the corner, we've given the website
a makeover. Enjoy the rich green tones of nature- hopefully
it will inspire you to go out waterfalling this weekend....
March 25, 2009: We've received the first
proposed design for the newest Winter Waterfall car. Have
a look at the front page of this site and send
us your comments.
March 24, 2009: David Piano's photos have
been added to the Hermitage Cascade page.
March 23, 2009: Joseph Hollick's pictures
have been added to the Middle and Lower Glendale Falls pages.
March 20, 2009: Dan Court's photos have
been added to the Hidden Grindstone Falls page.
March 19, 2009: Dan Court has provided
photos of Olivieri Cascade, Patterson East Cascade, and Patterson
West Cascade. We have also posted a photo by Jolanta Biedrzycka
in the Webster's Falls section.
March 18, 2009: David Piano's photos have
been added to the pages for Little Rock Chapel Falls, Borer's
Falls, and Lower Borer's Falls.
March 17, 2009: Dan Court's photos of a
snow owl and a killdeer have been added to our new Birds section!
March 16, 2009: Dan Court's photos have
been added to the pages for Wall Falls, Fruitland Falls, and
We've also added a powerful new Google gadget to our front
page- Google translate. This feature allows site visitors
to read the text from this site in the language of their choice.
March 13, 2009: This weekend's Waterfall Walk will
start at the Hermitage. See the Waterfall Walks page for more
details. We've also added a new section to this site: a Birds
page that showcases the various types of birds you will come
across while out waterfalling!
March 12, 2009: Dan Court's photos have been added
to the Valley Falls page.
March 11, 2009: Joseph Hollick's photos of Mineral
Springs Falls, Hermitage Cascade, and Heritage Falls have
been added to this site.
March 10, 2009: Feeling adventurous? Try
tackling some of the puzzles on our new Waterfall
March 9, 2009: Dan Court's photos have
been added to the Hermitage Cascade and Heritage Falls pages.
Recent photos by David Piano are now on the pages for Pond
Falls, Puddicombe Falls, East of Fifty Falls, Deal Cascade,
West of Fifty Lower Falls, Promontory Falls, Grand Cascade,
and Fifty Road Cascade.
March 6, 2009: Last night, member number
10,000 joined our City of Waterfalls Facebook Group!! Thanks
to every one of our loyal members for making this the strongest,
best Hamilton-themed network on the Facebook network. 2009
is starting off with a bang- onward and upward!!
Dan Court's photos have been added to the Lafarge Falls
March 5, 2009: Dan Court's photos have
been added to the Lower, Middle, and Upper Sydenham Falls
March 4, 2009: We've added Google Maps
to the following waterfall pages: Baby Webster's Falls, Billy
Green Falls, Borer's Falls, Brown's Falls, Buttermilk Falls,
Canterbury Falls, Centennial Falls, Mountain Spring Falls,
and Tews Falls. Jeremy Shortt's photos have been posted on
the Mountain Spring Falls page, and Dan Court's images have
been added to the pages for Upper Weeks Falls, Lower Weeks
Falls, Troy Falls, and Hunter Falls.
March 3, 2009: Dan Court's photos have
been added to the Shaver's Falls and Veever's Falls pages.
March 2, 2009: Our third publication, Winter
Waterfall Magic, is now available for order. Please
visit our Waterfalls
Merchandise page for pricing and ordering
March 1 , 2009: Dan Court's photos
have been added to the pages for Deal Cascade, Grand Cascade,
and West of Fifty Lower Falls.
We are very proud to announce that our third publication, Winter
Waterfall Magic, will soon be available for order!
Packed with photos supplied by Dan Court, Joseph Hollick,
and other veteran 'waterfallers', this softcover volume
shows Hamilton waterfalls at their most breathtaking during
the winter season. See the front page for a picture of the
cover, which features Joseph Hollick's picture of Hunter
February 27, 2009: We are
in the process of updating our waterfall pages with Google
maps, which will assist with directions. Albion Falls was the
first to be tackled, and as of this date, the pages for Ancaster
Heights Falls, Puddicombe Falls, Shaver Falls, and Webster's
Falls have live Google maps on them.
February 26, 2009: Shaver Falls has been
updated with photos that Dan Court took today.
February 25, 2009: Dan Court's photos
have been added to the pages for Brown's Falls, Dyment Falls,
Greensville Falls, Grindstone Cascade, Spring Falls, and
February 24, 2009: Chris Ecklund commissioned
local artist Michelle Teitsma to paint Oak Knoll Falls. Since
this stunning picture is the first of many projects that
Chris will be commissioning, we've created a new section
called Waterfall Art.
Dan Court's pictures have been added to the Borer's Falls,
Lower Borer's Falls, and Little Rock Chapel Falls pages.
We've also added Caroline Nutter's shot 'Behind Borer's Falls'
to that waterfall's page.
February 23, 2009: David Piano has submitted
pictures of Albion Falls, Buttermilk Falls, East Iroquoia
Falls, Lower Princess Falls, Progreston Falls, and West Iroquoia
February 20, 2009: Yesterday our 'Winter
Waterfall Car' rolled out of the shop! We've posted some
photos on the front page, as well as a full set of pictures
on the Waterfall Wheels page.
February 19, 2009: Deb Cole's pictures
have been posted on the Lower Punchbowl Falls page, and more
photos by Dan Court are on the Upper and Lower Weeks Falls
February 18, 2009: Did you miss the Family
Day Waterfall Walk, or did you go and now you want to relive
the great experience? Read
Jeff Seffinga's blog post.
February 17, 2009: On February 16, we
had 108 people turn out for the Family Day Waterfall Walk!!
It's our biggest turnout yet- thanks to all the dedicated
waterfallers out there.
We've also added Dan Court's photos to the pages for Little
Davis Falls, Mineral Springs Falls, Felker's Falls, and Heritage
February 13, 2009: Dan Court's photos
have been added to the Mineral Springs Falls, Mountain Spring
Falls, and Taro Falls pages.
February 12, 2009: Joseph Hollick's winter
shots have been added to the Brown's Falls, Greensville Falls,
and Borer's Falls pages, and Dan Court has sent in a beautiful
photo of Buttermilk Falls in the winter.
February 11, 2009: Janice Lamb has posted
some beautiful shots of Lower Westcliffe Falls and the Double
Waterfall at Chedoke (which consists of Lower Westcliffe
and Lower Cliffview).
February 10, 2009: The front page of this
site features the beautiful, winter-themed artwork of waterfall
car number two! We've also posted photos by Dan Court (Chedoke
Falls), Don Scott (Albion Falls) and Joseph Hollick (James
Falls and Spring Falls).
February 9, 2009: Dan Court's pictures
have been added to the Mountview Falls, Westcliffe Falls,
Lower Westcliffe Falls, Progreston Falls, and Great Falls
pages. Be sure to also visit our Waterfall
Walks page, as
last weekend's walk at Chedoke brought out our biggest crowd
February 6, 2009: Dan Court has submitted
pictures of Darnley Cascade, Devil's Punch Bowl, and Felker's
Falls. Deb Cole's shots of Progreston Falls have been added
to that waterfall's page.
February 5, 2009: Dan Court has taken some
great shots of Felker's Falls. We've added Deb Cole's pics
to the Great Falls page and Joseph Hollick's to the Tews
Falls page. And for those of you who enjoy beautiful
words as well as pictures, please read Jeff Seffinga's blog
the Spirit is Willing and the Flesh is Weak'.
February 4, 2009: Dan Court has sent in
some photos of Progreston Falls, while pictures by David
Rees have been added to the Tiffany Falls page.
February 3, 2009: We've added some beautiful winter
shots that Dan Court took of Buttermilk Falls, West of Fifty
Lower Falls, Pond Falls, Lewis Road West Falls, Springhill
Falls, and Dundas Falls. We've also added Jeff Seffinga's
photos to the Sherman Falls and Upper Mill Falls sections.
February 2, 2009: Please visit the Darnley Cascade
and Waterfalls Walks pages for lively new videos by Drew Walker.
We have also added David Piano's pictures to the Clappison
Falls, Little Canterbury Falls, Old Dundas Road Falls, and
the Sisters of Mary Falls pages.
January 30, 2009: We've added pictures by Deb Cole
to the Lower Mill Falls and Buttermilk Falls pages.
January 29, 2009: We've added photos by
David Piano to the pages for Tiffany Falls, Upper Mill Falls,
Lower Mill Falls, Little Falls, and Ancaster Heights Falls.
January 28, 2009: Pictures by Elaine Harvey
have been added to the Tiffany Falls and Sherman Falls pages,
while Deb Cole's photos of Albion Falls and Sherman Falls
have been added to the respective pages.
January 27, 2009: A lot of photo additions today! More of
Pamela's pictures have been added to the Devil's Punch Bowl
section. Billy Green and Centennial Falls have new additions
courtesy of Pauline Court, while Dan Court has sent in fantastic
shots of the following: Devil's Punch Bowl, Sherman Falls,
Ancaster Heights Falls, Canterbury Falls, Billy Green Falls,
Cliffview Falls, Great Falls, Little Falls, Lower Glendale
Falls, Scenic Falls, and Upper Glendale Falls.
January 26, 2009: The waterfall walk at
Billy Green Falls and Centennial Falls was a huge hit, and
judging by the photos posted on your Keepers of the Water
profiles, the scenery was spectacular. We've posted Pamela's
pictures of Billy Green Falls (check out the gang crawling
in BEHIND the frozen 'fall-icicles') and Andra Cozma's pics
of Billy Green Falls and Centennial Falls.
January 23, 2009: We've added photos by Phil Armishaw to
the sections for Great Falls, Stephanie Falls, Upper Shaver
Falls, Devil's Punch Bowl, Borer's Falls, Tews Falls, Lower
Princess Falls, and Springhill Falls.
January 22, 2009: We've posted photos
by veteran waterfaller Pamela in our Dewitt Falls section.
Be sure to also visit the Sherman Falls page for an excellent
clip that was filmed and uploaded this morning! Kudos to
January 21, 2009: We've added photos of
the January 10th Waterfall Walk at Erland Falls to the Erland
Falls and Waterfall Walks pages. Photos by Ray Riddell. The
Grand Cascade page has received new photos and video courtesy
of David Wootton. Speaking of video, be sure to look on our
front page, where we've posted a lively tribute video made
by one of our regulars (hello, Ron!!) from the Keepers of
the Water group.
January 20, 2009: We've posted photos and
a video by David Wootton on the Lewis Road West Falls page.
January 19, 2009: We've posted photos and
a video by David Wootton on the Puddicombe Falls page.
David Piano has sent in a photo of Baby Webster's Falls,
and Dan Court's images have been added to the pages for Great
Falls, Tews Falls, Albion Falls, and Webster's Falls.
January 16, 2009: David Wootton has sent
in some photos and a video of Lewis Road East Falls. We've
also posted photos by Caroline Nutter to the Great Falls,
Lower Tews Falls, and Tews Falls pages.
January 15, 2009: Dan Court has sent in
some photos for the Tiffany Falls, Webster's Falls, Tews
Falls, Buttermilk Falls, and Billy Green Falls pages. We've
also used one of Dan's Tiffany Falls shot as our new site
January 14, 2009: We've updated the Scenic
Falls page with photos by David Rees and Phil Armishaw, and
added more David Rees pictures to the Sherman Falls, Upper
Princess Falls, Tews Falls, and Tiffany Falls pages.
January 13, 2009: We've launched a new
social module to this site: the Falls
Forum. It's a message board with some pretty amazing
features. We've also added more photos by David Rees
to the Lower Chedoke Falls, Lower Punchbowl Falls, Progreston
Falls, and Lower Tews Falls pages.
January 12, 2009: Lots of photo updates
today! Pictures by Phil Armishaw have been added to the Patterson
East Cascade, Quarry Falls, Billy Green Falls, Brown's Falls,
Spring Falls, and Oak Knoll Falls pages. David Rees has provided
some photos to the Billy Green Falls, Chedoke Falls, Devil's
Punchbowl, Felker's Falls, Great Falls, Hunter Falls, and
Little Davis Falls pages.
January 9, 2009: We've updated the pages
for Mountain Spring Falls, Glover's Falls, Little Davis Falls,
Taro Falls, and Buttermilk Falls with photos by Phil Armishaw.
We've also added some information about the Erland Lee Museum,
along with a link to this facinating museum's website, on
the Erland Falls page.
January 8, 2009: The website has been
given a new winter coat... brrr!! Chris has blogged about
our intention to give the site a winter flavor during the
cold season. We hope you all like it!! The header
image (at the top of this page) is a photo Dan took of Stephanie
Falls. We plan to post different header images as time goes
We've also added pictures
taken by Dan Court to the pages for Lower Mill Falls, Tiffany
Falls, Sherman Falls, Stephanie Falls, Washboard Falls,
and Denlow Falls.
January 7, 2009: We've created a new section
for the highly respected Iroquoia
Bruce Trail Club in recognition of the wonderful work
they do. We've also added beautiful winter shots by Steve
Gilchrist to the Albion Falls, Shaver Falls, and Stephanie
Falls pages. Ray Riddell has sent in some pictures of Great
Falls in full flow!
January 6, 2009: We've updated the Devil's
Punchbowl section with photos by Dan Court and Deb Cole.
Dan has also submitted photos for Darnley Cascade, Lafarge
Falls, Middle Sydenham Falls, and Albion Falls. Philip De
Vries has sent in a beautiful winter shot of Progreston Falls,
and the East of Fifty Falls page has been updated with photos
and a video by David Wootton.
January 5, 2008: Chris was interviewed
for Cable 14's popular 'Coffee Break' segment back in December.
His interview has recently aired. For those of you who
missed it, we've posted a video on the front page! Well done
We've also updated the Pond Falls page with photos and a
video by David Wootton.
January 2, 2009: We've added photos by Joe Hollick to the
Taro Falls, Mountain Spring Falls, East Glover's Falls, Glover's
Falls, and Buttermilk Falls pages.
December 31, 2008: Happy New Year everyone!
We've added a beautiful assortment of photos by Joe Hollick
to the Valley Falls, Patterson West Cascade, Upper Hopkins
Cascade, Quarry Falls, and Clappison Falls.
December 30, 2008: Right on the heels of
Waterfall number 120 comes number 121!! Oak Knoll Falls now
has its own page. Chris has also posted a sneak preview of
the proposed design for the upcoming waterfall bus on the
City of Waterfalls blog. Nicely
done- hats off to David Rees!
December 29, 2008: Waterfall Number 120
has been discovered and named Patterson East Cascade. Check
out the page for this new waterfall! Patterson Cascade has
been renamed Patterson West Cascade. We've also posted a
photo by David Wootton in the Puddicombe Falls section and
some recent Hidden Grindstone Falls pictures by David Piano.
December 23, 2008: We've added a couple
of great photos by David Piano to the Little Davis Falls
December 22, 2008: Our Hamilton Waterfalls
2009 Calendars are now in stock!! See the Waterfalls
Merchandise page for ordering details.
December 19, 2008: We've added photos by
Jordan Allen to the Lower, Middle, and Upper Sydenham Falls
pages. Chris Ecklund was also interviewed on Cable 14's "Coffeebreak" segment,
which will be aired all day long on December 30 as well as
January 3,6,and 9th. Read his blog post about it here!
December 18 2008: Joe Hollick has provided us with some
photos of Troy Falls that he took on December 16, before
December 17, 2008: David Wootton has sent
in a video clip of Dewitt Falls!
December 16, 2008: We've posted some pictures
that Phil Armishaw took of Billy Green Falls, Glover's Falls,
and Dewitt Falls.
December 15, 2008: David Wootton has provided
a photo that he took of Lewis Road West Falls when he discovered
it in 2007. We've also added photos of Wall Falls and McNeilly
Falls that were taken by David Piano.
December 12, 2008: David Wootton has provided some photos
that he took of Lewis Road East Falls in 2007.
December 11, 2008: We have added photos by Dan Court
to the Troy Falls section.
December 10, 2008: We have added photos by David
Piano to the Glover's Falls, Veever's Falls, and Felker's
December 9, 2008: The Webster's Falls page has been
updated with photos by Phil Armishaw and Ray Riddell.
December 8, 2008: It's a very proud day
for all Hamiltonians: the 2009 Hamilton Chamber of Commerce
just published their annual Resource Guide, and we made the
front page!!! See
Chris' blog post on the subject!
December 4, 2008: We've added photos by
Dan Court to the Devil's Punch Bowl page, and images by Ray
Love have been posted to the Buttermilk Falls and Canterbury
December 3, 2008: Photos by Phil Armishaw
have been included on the pages for Dyment Falls, Old Dundas
Road Falls, Greensville Falls, Lower Hopkins Cascade, Upper
Hopkins Cascade, and Lower Little Falls.
December 2, 2008: Two new waterfalls have
been added for a current grand total of 119!! The 'new kids
on the block' are Lower Weeks Falls and Upper Weeks Falls!
Dan Court discovered Lower Weeks Falls at the end of November,
and during a return visit with Phil Armishaw and Joe Hollick,
Upper Weeks Falls was found!
December 1, 2008: David Wootton has sent in some photos
for Buttermilk Falls, which we have posted.
November 28, 2008: Phil Armishaw has discovered waterfall
number 117!!! Tentatively titled 'Optimist Cascade', we've
constructed a new page for it, complete with photos.
November 27, 2008: We've added two new sections to
the site. One is 'Waterfall Stories', whose first content
was supplied by 15 year old Morgan Court. It can be found
under the Miscellaneous header. The other new section, 'About
this Site', is beneath the Updates section.
November 26, 2008: Joe Hollick has sent
in more photos for the Hunter Falls page, and David Wootton
has provided photos and a video of Shaver Falls.
November 25, 2008: Joe Hollick has sent
in new photos for the Tews Falls, Lower Tews Falls, Ferguson
Falls, and West of Fifty Lower Falls pages.
November 24, 2008: Our waterfall count
is now at 116! Mountain Spring Falls has been added to the
rapidly growing list!
November 21, 2008: Brad Gautreau of the Friends
of the Eramosa Karst sent in a story about his own personal
connection to Olivieri Cascade. We have posted his recollections
on the waterfall's page.
November 20, 2008: Phil Armishaw has sent in photos
of Deal Cascade provided by Mr. Kent Deal, owner of the property.
November 19, 2008: Today marks the six month
anniversary of the website's launch, and during that time,
the 'City of Waterfalls' movement has reached epic proportions!
At the site headquarters, we celebrated with a 'City of Waterfalls'
cake and party! View the photos on the front page, and watch
a hilarious video on our YouTube Channel.
The Troy Falls page has been updated with photos by Joe
November 18, 2008: We've added waterfall
number 115 to the site: Olivieri Cascade, which was discovered
by Chris Ecklund! David Wootton has also contributed photos
and a video to the Lower Fruitland Falls section.
November 17, 2008: Joe Hollick has provided
us with an updated
list of 114 Hamilton area waterfalls. Yes- the total has
indeed gone up and is still climbing- pages for Hannon Cascade,
Troy Falls, and Deal Cascade have been added! Joe also sent
some new photos for the Patterson Cascade and Valley Falls
November 14, 2008: Joe Hollick has provided
us with an updated list of 111 Hamilton
as well as a photo of Borer's Falls, which we have added
to the appropriate page.
November 13, 2008: A new page has been
created for Hunter Falls! We've added pics from Joe Hollick
and Phil Armishaw. David Wootton has contributed some pictures
to the Weir's Falls, Brown's Falls, and Valley Falls pages.
November 12, 2008: Five new waterfalls
have been discovered and documented, bringing the grand total
to 111! Today we added new pages for Valley Falls, Patterson
Cascade, James Falls, and Brown's Falls. The fifth, Hunter
Falls, will be added tomorrow, as well as an updated waterfall
November 11, 2008: Phil Armishaw has contributed
photos to the Lower Chedoke Falls, Cliffview Falls, Chedoke
Falls, Sherman Falls, Stephanie Falls, and Westcliffe Falls
pages. We've also received a lovely email from site visitor
Kelly Bucci, so we've included it on our Testimonials page.
November 10, 2008: Our Facebook Group just
went over the 75 Million Mark globally for impressions!!! We
have also created a new section called 'Waterfalls Music'
(you can find it under the WATERFALL FORUMS header.
November 7, 2008: Very exciting news-
our second publication, Hamilton, the City of Waterfalls,
has arrived from the printer and is available for order!!
For more information, please check out the Waterfalls
Chris Ecklund recently received his new personalized license
plates and yes, you guessed it, their theme is water(falls)!
See the video in the YouTube
November 5, 2008: We've added photos from
David Piano to our Sherman Falls and Canterbury Falls sections.
November 4, 2008: We've added David Wootton's
photos of Lafarge Falls to the appropriate page, and more
pictures from Phil Armishaw have been posted to our Borer's
Falls, Tews Falls, and Lower Tews Falls sections.
November 3, 2008: Borer's Falls, Lower
Borer's Falls, Canterbury Falls, and Washboard Falls have
been enhanced with photos taken by Phil Armishaw.
October 31, 2008: We've added photos from David Wootton
to the Pond Falls and Vinemount East Falls sections.
October 30, 2008: We've added photos from David Wootton
to the Grand Cascade and Tallman East Falls sections, and
the Stephanie Falls page has been updated with pictures taken
by David Piano.
October 29, 2008: Reb Felker's terrific
'City of Waterfalls' song has been posted on our front page,
and we have added some pictures of McNeilly West Falls that
have been provided by David Wootton.
October 27, 2008: New photos have been
added to the Devil's Punchbowl and Lower Punchbowl sections,
courtesy of Dan Court and Chris Ecklund!
October 24, 2008: We've posted some new
photos to the Little Falls and Ferguson Falls sections courtesy
of David Wootton.
October 23, 2008: We've posted some new
photos to the Weir's Falls section courtesy of David Wootton.
October 20, 2008: Two more waterfalls have been discovered
and named: Lower Glendale Falls and Middle Glendale Falls.
(Glendale Falls is now known as Upper Glendale.) We've added
sections for both. Chris Ecklund has also found a new waterfall
on the escarpment. Read this exciting
blog entry for details!
October 16, 2008: We've received our first
preview of our upcoming Hamilton- City of Waterfalls book!
See our waterfalls merchandise page for details!
October 9, 2008: David Piano has sent us
some beautiful photos of Spring Falls, and Phil Armishaw
has contributed pictures to the Steven's Falls section. Be
sure to also visit two new sections we've just opened: Waterfall
Walks, which provides times and dates for guided waterfall
tours, and Waterfall Awards, which
honors our own Mr. Waterfall, Joe Hollick, for his beautiful
October 7, 2008: We have added two new
waterfalls to the list- Hidden Grindstone Falls and Clappison's
Falls! We also added a photo from Sunday's waterfallers get-together
to the front page.
October 6, 2008: Lorraine Booker sent us
a beautiful photo of Canterbury Falls. Joe Hollick has also
provided us with a map of the Stevens Falls area. Ralf Nowak
sent in some photo masterpieces of Lower Punchbowl Falls,
Hermitage Cascade, Tiffany Falls, Little Davis Falls, Devil's
Punchbowl, and Albion Falls.
October 2, 2008: We now have a special
and exciting 'Waterfall Vacations' section!! Come to see
the fall and stay longer thanks to a special rate at the
September 29, 2008: We've added some photos
by Jeff and Karen Rankin to the Sisters of Mary Falls section.
September 24, 2008: Our first Waterfall
Vehicle has been launched!! Check out some great photos
September 23, 2008: Jeff and Karen Rankin
sent us some beautiful photos of Billy Green Falls. We are
also excited to announce that we are on the verge of launching
our first wrapped 'Waterfall
September 22, 2008: Ray Love has provided
some of his stunning images for our Webster's, Felker's,
Tews, Tiffany, Sherman, and Chedoke sections.
September 19, 2008: New photos have been added to Little
Davis Falls, Lower Punchbowl Falls, and Devil's Punchbowl,
courtesy of Ralf Nowak.
September 18, 2008: We've added new photos
from Ralf to the sections for Grindstone Cascade, Glover's
Falls, and Great Falls.
September 17, 2008: Our Felker's Falls
section has some new pictures from Ralf Nowak.
September 16, 2008: Ralf Nowak sent us
some magnificent photos of Albion Falls, which we have added
to the Albion page.
September 15, 2008: Soon to be available
for purchase online: The Golden Age of Waterfalling,
a privately published work by Chris Ecklund and local author
Rose Keefe that celebrates the rich and vibrant history of
Hamilton’s waterfalls! See the Waterfalls Merchandise
Section for details!
We've also created a new section called Waterfall
Aliases, because many of these falls have multiple names.
If you can't find the waterfall you're looking for, check this
section, as we likely have it listed under another name.
September 12, 2008: Karen Rankin from our
City of Waterfalls Facebook Group has sent us some lovely
photos of Mountview Falls, and David Wootton has enhanced
the site with images of Little Canterbury Falls, Little Davis
Falls, Lower Little Falls, and Sisters of Mary Falls.
September 11, 2008: David Wootton has
sent in some great pictures of Ancaster Heights Falls, Betzner
Falls, Canterbury Falls, Upper Glendale Falls, Heritage Falls,
and Hermitage Cascade.
September 10, 2008: We've posted some photos of Lower Fruitland
Falls and East of Fifty Falls courtesy of David Wootton.
September 9, 2008: If you haven't already, surf on over
to our front page and look at the Highway Sign graphic that
David Rees sent in. It's hilarious- and spot on! Great work,
Dave. We've also posted two Buttermilk Falls photos sent
in by site visitor Ed Garson, and a short video clip of West
of Fifty Lower Falls by David Wootton. Thanks to all.
8, 2008: Even more merchandise
will be available soon. We did some test prints of a shot
of Albion Falls taken in 1895, and the posters came out beautifully!
See an example to the right, and click on it to enlarge.
These posters are printed on sturdy and glossy photo paper.
We'll let you know when they'll be available for purchase.
Buy one and get it framed- it looks great especially in
a den or office.
September 5, 2008: The winner
of the City of Waterfalls T-shirt photo contest has been
chosen!! David Rees of Hamilton
did such a good job capturing Webster's Falls on film that
we asked him to write some Waterfall
September 4, 2008: We've posted the waterfalls
wrap for the Honda on our front page!
September 2, 2008: We hope everyone had
a great Labour Day weekend, and thanks to all who submitted
entries for the T-shirt and postcard contests. We are going
through all the entries now, and will announce the winners
at the end of the week!
August 28, 2008- Three new pages have
been created today- Old Dundas Road Falls, Lower Little Falls,
and Lewis Road East Falls, bringing the total number of waterfalls
listed to 101!!
August 27, 2008: We've created new pages
for Fifty Road Cascade and East of Fifty Falls, and are developing
artwork for additional merchandise! More details soon!
August 26, 2008: We've created new pages
for Upper Beckett Falls and West of Fifty Upper Cascade,
as well as a section for Phil
Armishaw's fantastic Flickr Group.
August 23, 2008: We've created new pages
for West of Fifty Lower Falls, Promontory Falls, and Grand
Cascade. David Wootton has also provided photos for Spring
Falls, Boundary Falls, and Grindstone Cascade.
August 22, 2008: We've created new pages
for Tallman East Falls and Lewis Road West Falls. We've also
opened a 'Waterfalls Shop' at long last!!
August 21, 2008: Two new waterfall pages
are up- Vinemount East Falls and Vinemount West Falls!
August 20, 2008: We've created a page for Tallman
West Falls and a Press Page where we will post site-issued
press releases as well as any writeups that may be done about
the site in other forums.
August 19, 2008: We've created pages for Lower Fruitland
Falls and Jones Road Falls.
August 18, 2008: We've created pages for Erland Falls,
Veever's Falls, Glover's Falls, East Glover's Falls, Centennial
Falls, and Lower Punchbowl Falls.
August 17, 2008: Three more waterfall pages have
gone up today- Ridge Falls, Wall Falls, and Fruitland Falls.
August 16, 2008: Today is the three month anniversary
of this site, and we have been busy! We've created pages for
Lower Beckett Falls, Denlow Falls, and Upper Glendale Falls.
August 15, 2008: Upper Shaver Falls, East
Iroquioa Falls, Lower Sanatorium Cascade, and Westcliffe Falls
have all been added to the site! Joe Hollick also offered
a fantastic suggestion for a Waterfall
August 14, 2008: We have created new pages
for West Iroquoia Falls, Ancaster Heights Falls, and Shaver
Falls. Joe Hollick provided photos and additional details for
the Eramosa Karst page.
August 13, 2008: New sections have been added for Taro Falls
(a newly discovered waterfall!), Stephanie Falls, and Little
Falls on Wilson Street. We've also added another of Lesley
Hannell's inspiring waterfall-themed essays to the Wondrous
August 12, 2008: We've added new sections
for Upper and Lower Mill Falls, and a 'breaking news' section
on the front page. Be sure to visit it often, as we announce
contests, events, and new waterfall sightings!! Speaking of
contests, we've also added a contest page in the Waterfall
Forums section. That's where you'll find current info on contests
we are running.
August 11, 2008: We've been busy over the
weekend! Pages have now been constructed for Dyment Falls,
Lower Sydenham Falls, Upper Sydenham Falls, Lafarge Falls,
Lower Tews Falls, Little Canterbury Falls, and Sisters of Mary
Falls! We've also opened a section for the Eramosa Karst, Hamilton's
newest intended conservation area.
August 8, 2008: New sections for Little
Rock Chapel Falls and McNeilly Falls are now up. Be sure to
check our front page as well for the postcard competition.
August 7, 2008: New sections for Samuel
Cascade and McNeilly Falls West are now up!!
August 6, 2008: We've added new sections
for Betzner and Stevens Falls, and added photos from David
Wootton to the Scenic Falls, Upper Sanatorium Falls, and Upper
and Lower Princess Falls pages. We've also added a YouTube
Channel (in the 'Waterfall Forums' section) where the City
of Waterfalls team will upload waterfall videos that we take.
August 5, 2008: Be sure to visit our index
page to learn about an exciting photo contest that was just
We've also created a new section for Middle Sydenham
Falls as well as a 'History of the City of Waterfalls' page
that Stephen Head graciously sent us material for. Be sure
to check out the Albion Falls section for photos that Chris
and Rose took there on Friday evening, and the Mountview
Falls page has some great photos sent in by David Wootton.
August 1, 2008: We've created a new section for Pond Falls.
Happy long weekend everyone!
July 31, 2008: We've added sections for
Puddicombe Falls and Chedoke Falls, and included in the 'Site
Testimonials' section a wonderful post that Victoria Fenner
of Sound Out Communications wrote in her blog.
July 30, 2008: We've added a new section
for Dewitt Falls, and dedicated a section called 'Waterfalling
Pioneers' to Joe Hollick, Stephen Head, Jerry Lawton, and those
who began the movement to have Hamilton recognized as the City
July 29, 2008: We've added a new section
for Billy Green Falls, as well as an extremely rate photo of
Buttermilk Falls in 1889 and Sherman Falls in 1905.
July 28, 2008: We've added a new section
for Heritage Falls (alternately known as Griffin Falls),
and supplied the Albion Falls section with stunning images
by Joe Hollick. Waterfallers can now visit our front page to
get the local weather forecast, and we've also added a new
webcast, "The Burning Springs of Barton", to City
of Waterfalls Radio.
July 25, 2008: We've created new sections
for Lower Cliffview Falls and Lower Chedoke Falls, and posted
a fantastic article called 'Wondrous Waters' by psychotherapist
Lesley Hannell- it's in the 'Miscellaneous' section. Our front
page also has a downloadable map of 32 accessible Hamilton
July 24, 2008: We've added a new section
for Little Davis Falls as well as a Testimonials page, where
we will post comments about this site from pleased Hamiltonians!
July 23, 2008: We've created new sections
for Mountview Falls and Upper Sanatorium Falls, and added new
images from Chris Ecklund to the Devil's Punchbowl page.
July 22, 2008: Scenic Falls has its own
section. We've also created a new page called "Waterfall Legends",
as many of Hamilton's falls have spooky and intriguing pasts.
We examine each legend from a researcher's perspective and
present facts and evidence that research has turned up.
July 21, 2008: We've added more photos and
two new videos to our Felker's Falls page, as well as a story
submitted by Chris Ecklund, who was lucky enough to meet a
Felker descendant during a weekend trip to the Devil's Punch
Bowl. Joe Hollick, who submitted the new Felker's photos, also
supplied stunning new images for Buttermilk Falls. Cliffview
Falls also has its own section.
July 18, 2008: We have added a "Contact
Us" section, and created new waterfall pages for Lower
Westcliffe Falls and Canterbury Falls. We've also added more
history and photos from Joe Hollick to our Sherman Falls
July 17, 2008: We have added a section for
Upper Princess Falls. Today one of our Facebook members, a
Mr. Dan Zen, answered our call and came up with the first of
hopefully many songs about our waterfalls!!! At present there
are a dozen other artists working on a waterfall-inspired
song of their own, so this is great news all around. Maybe
we can get a compilation CD put together!
Here is the link to the song, check it out, we love it!!
Many thanks for all those getting involved, this is YOUR project!!
July 16, 2008: We have added a section for
Lower Princess Falls, and added a new City of Waterfalls webcast
about the Albion Falls of the 1890s.
July 15, 2008: We have added a new section for Weir's Falls
and added some new photos from Joe Hollick to the Devil's Punchbowl
July 14, 2008: Dundas Falls now has its
own section, and the Darnley Cascade page has three new photos
taken by Chris Ecklund over the weekend.
July 11, 2008: Today's City of Waterfalls
webcast is about Crook's Hollow, the site of the Darnley Cascade.
We've added a new waterfall to the list: Springhill Falls,
and supplied additional photos to the Progreston Falls and
Darnley Cascade sections.
July 10, 2008: A new section has been added
for Greensville Falls. We've also added a webcast about the
vanished falls community of Progreston, Ontario to City of
July 9, 2008: We've uploaded a story about
Webster's Falls to City of Waterfalls Radio, and added a new
section for Baby Webster's Falls, a waterfall many people are
not even aware of!
July 8, 2008: We've uploaded a story about
Borer's Falls to City of Waterfalls Radio, and added two new
sections: Ferguson Falls and Mineral Springs Falls.
July 7, 2008: We're pleased to launch yet
another dimension to the City of Waterfalls site: City of Waterfalls
Radio, a weekly web broadcast about Hamilton area waterfalls
and their fascinating history. We've uploaded two episodes
for you to listen to: "Hermitage Cascade and the Tragedy of William Black"
and "Albion Falls 1883".
We've also added some new content to the Heritage Cascade
page: two photos provided by Joe Hollick, and a video shot
by Chris Ecklund.
July 4, 2008: We've constructed sections
for Lower Borer's Falls (a spectacle that most people never
get to visit because of its perilous location) and Lower Hopkins
Cascade. We've also written an
article about a June 1883 visit that two boys made to Albion
Falls. These boys recounted their impressions in the June
4, 1883 issue of The Spectator.
We've also been pleased to note that our website has been
linked in the Wikipedia entry for Albion Falls.
July 3, 2008: Quarry Falls, Upper Quarry
Cascade, and Upper Hopkins Cascade have been added to the site,
complete with beautiful photos and background information.
July 2, 2008- Washboard Falls, 100 metres
upstream from Tiffany Falls, has its own section. We've also
added more photos and information to the Webster's Falls and
Darnley Cascade pages.
June 30, 2008: We've added sections for Tiffany Falls and
June 28, 2008- This week we hit 5 million
impressions on the Facebook network. This is a very exciting
milestone. The Facebook Group is being joined by waterfall
lovers from all over the world! Our Facebook campaign has now
been expanded to include all of Canada.
June 27, 2008: Hermitage Cascade, which sits
on a property steeped in history and tragedy, and Buttermilk
Falls, which has an incomparable view of the Red Hill Valley,
have their own sections.
June 26, 2008: Great Falls, located in the
vicinity of the once-thriving community of Smokey Hollow in
Waterdown, has a page.
June 25, 2008: Darnley Cascade, which has
the highest elevation of any Hamilton waterfall, now has its
own page. We've also added more history to the Webster's Falls
section, including a poem about a pair of ill-fated lovers
who met their end there.
June 24, 2008: Boundary Falls, which is unique in that it
straddles the Hamilton-Burlington border (hence its name) now
has its own section.
June 23, 2008: Spring Falls (which is also
known as Upper Grindstone Falls), now has its own section.
We have also added more information to the history sections
of the Webster's Falls and Albion Falls pages.
June 20, 2008: Grindstone Cascade, a complex
curtain cascade on the Grindstone Creek beside the Bruce Trail,
now has its own section.
June 19, 2008: We have added a section about
Progreston Falls, a terraced curtain waterfall located on the
Bronte Creek near Progreston Road.
June 18, 2008: We have launched a new Hamilton-
the Waterfall Capital of the World Ning Group that we encourage
all site visitors to join. Joining is easy, and you get your
own mini-site that you can easily add photos and videos to.
If you've ever used Facebook or MySpace, you'll find this Ning
setup to be a breeze!
We also added a vintage 1907 postcard of Borer's Falls to
that waterfall's page. Many thanks to Joe Hollick.
June 17, 2008: We added two new sections.
The first is a list of 100 waterfalls that has been graciously
provided by Joe Hollick. Print out the list and learn more
about Joe in the Hamilton
Falls List section. The second addition is this section
you are reading now. Each time we update this site, we will
add details here.
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