A Closer Look: The Maid of the Mist
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Tuesday, April 2, 2019
In 1846, the first Maid of the Mist steamboat, large enough to carry a stagecoach and horses, was christened to transport people, luggage, mail and cargo. In 1848, construction of a suspension bridge curtailed business, and the Maid of the Mist was re-branded as a sightseeing adventure that still operates to this day.