CULTURAL & GEOLOGICAL HISTORY
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You can still see some of the structures including:
- blacksmith shop
- lime kiln
- flour mill
- restored church
- original family home of the Balls.
The area was once active due to the saw mills, wool mills and other mills operated by the Balls which drew people to set up home there. The hamlet consisted of quite a few inhabitants. Development in the areas below the escarpment due to the arrival of the railways led to people moving away from the Ball’s Falls area.
We visited both the falls while in Canada. They both were beautiful and was very easy to find. They do charge to visit this fall except at certain times of the year. The day we went it was based on...
Purley, United Kingdom
By comparison to Niagara, these two falls are positively sedate. When we visited there were no crowds. he trails leading to the upper and lower falls are clearly marked and accessible with only...
We really enjoyed our visit to Ball's Falls. This was our second visit to Ball's Falls, and we enjoyed scenery that we had entirely missed during our first visit. The falls are beautiful, but use...