Nikola Tesla Sculpture in Niagara Falls to be Moved

April 7, 2014           The Buffalo News

Fall Officials Hoping to move Tesla Statue to Downtown

The nine-foot bronze statue of Nikola Tesla has sat on Goat Island in Niagara Falls State Park for nearly four decades, a weather-worn monument to a man largely forgotten despite helping to create the electrified world that Niagara Falls symbolizes.

Hundreds of thousands of tourists walk past the statue each year – many of them posing for photos while sitting in its lap – not knowing about the enormous contributions of the creator of the alternating current system that lights our homes.

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