James E. Hardy-WW

James E. Hardy came to Niagara Falls in the summer of 1896. At the age of 21, Hardy was the youngest person ever to tight rope walk across the Niagara River gorge. In this summer Hardy made sixteen crossings.


James E. Hardy, “Hero of Niagara” who ended Niagara rope and cable walking July 4, 1896.


James E. Hardy on the high wire.


James E. Hardy “The High Wire King” in 1912. Autographed.


James E. Hardy.

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