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Queenston in Niagara Region, Ontario — Central Canada
 

Home of Laura Ingersoll Secord

 
 
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By Dale K. Benington, July 27, 2011
1. Home of Laura Ingersoll Secord Marker
Inscription. [Text inscribed on stone monument]:

Home of
Laura Ingersoll
Secord.

[Text on lower plaque]:

This stone marker was placed in 1901 by the
Women's Literary Club of St. Catharines
to honour Laura Secord and was re-
dedicated in 1972 by members of the
Club on the occasion of their 80th
annual pilgrimage.

 
Erected 1901 by Women's Literary Club of St. Catharines.
 
Location. 43° 9.86′ N, 79° 3.28′ W. Marker is in Queenston, Ontario, in Niagara Region. Marker is at the intersection of Queenston Street and Partition Street, on the right when traveling south on Queenston Street. Touch for map. This historical marker is situated on the Canadian side of the Niagara River in a residential area located at the base of the Niagara Escarpment, in the front of the property that was once the home of Laura Ingersoll Secord, located just beyond the white picket fence that surrounds the property, just to the right of the front gate entrance. Marker is at or near this postal address: 29 Queenston Street, Queenston, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brock Dead House (within shouting distance
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By Dale K. Benington, July 27, 2011
2. Home of Laura Ingersoll Secord Marker
View of the historical marker situated just to the right of the front gate entrance to the Secord property.
of this marker); The Queenston Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Founding of Queenston (within shouting distance of this marker); Laura Ingersoll Secord 1775-1868 (within shouting distance of this marker); Laura Secord (1775-1868) (within shouting distance of this marker); 'Alfred' (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); Brock's Cenotaph (about 210 meters away); Indians at Queenston Heights (about 240 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Queenston.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located at the former residence of Laura Secord who has been recognized as "a person of national historic significance" by the Minister of Canadian Heritage. The residence and surrounding property is maintained as a historical park by the Ontario Niagara Parks Commission. According to the Niagara Parks website the location of this site is at, "29 Queenston St. in the Village of Queenston, Ontario, a 15-minute scenic drive north of the Falls along the Niagara Parkway. The main floor only of
Home of Laura Ingersoll Secord Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 27, 2011
3. Home of Laura Ingersoll Secord Marker
View of the historical marker looking south along Queenston Street.
this historic building is wheelchair accessible."

 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Laura Secord Homestead. This is a link to information provided by the Niagara Parks web site (Submitted on January 14, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. Laura Secord Homestead. This is a link to information provided by the Niagara Greenbelt Routes and Discovery Centres. (Submitted on January 14, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. Laura Ingersoll Secord. This is a link to information from a web site that focuses on Laura Secord and other famous Canadian women. (Submitted on January 14, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

4. The Story of Laura Secord. This is a link to information provided by Mathew Keigher, of Thunder Bay, Ontario. (Submitted on January 14, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

5. Laura Secord. This is a link to information provided by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on January 14, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismWar of 1812Women
 
Home of Laura Ingersoll Secord Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 27, 2011
4. Home of Laura Ingersoll Secord Marker
Close-up view of the text inscribed on the stone monument.
Home of Laura Ingersoll Secord Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 27, 2011
5. Home of Laura Ingersoll Secord Marker
View looking east from the Niagara Parkway of the Laura Secord homestead that is in the distant background.
Home of Laura Ingersoll Secord Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 27, 2011
6. Home of Laura Ingersoll Secord Marker
View looking north along the Niagara Parkway, of the "Laura Secord Homestead" sign, marking the location of the property managed by the Niagara Parks.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 14, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 519 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 14, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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