Digital Photography

by Paul Farrier

Sunday, March 15, 2009

Falls of the Ohio - here's a link

There is a lot of history, natural and human, relating to these falls. Clarksville, Indiana is the first American settlement of the Northwest Territory. The riverbed is made up of a 365 million year old coral reef. That is Louisville, Kentucky in the background. Louisville became a thriving city due to the portage needed to circumvent the falls. In the movie, "How the West Was Won" a family was nearly wiped out when they mistakenly took their raft through the worse part of the Falls of the Ohio.

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