Plaque Laura Secord

This memorial, on a government building which is named after her, commemorates Laura (Ingersoll) Secord (1775-1868), a Canadian heroine of the War of 1812. In 1813 she walked 20 miles (32 kilometers) through forests and swamps from territory occupied by the Americans, to warn the British of a impending American attack.

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Source

  • Text: Fedor de Vries
  • Photos: LyCaKy