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Annie Edson Taylor the First Person to Survive Trip over Niagara Falls In a Barrel

A nnie Edson Taylor was an American school-teacher and adventurer. She was the first person to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel without dying. She felt her job as a schoolteacher in Bay City, Michigan was too insignificant, she decided she would be the first person to ride over Niagara Falls in a barrel, and believed that going over the falls would bring her fame and fortune. Her motives were financial but she never made much money from her adventure.