Queenston in Niagara Region, Ontario — Central Canada
Laura Ingersoll Secord
erected by the
Government of Canada
Laura Ingersoll Secord
who saved her husband's life
in the battle on these heights,
October 13th, 1812,
and who risked her own
in conveying to Capt. Fitzgibbon,
information by which he won
the victory of Beaver Dams
[Back side of Monument]:
United Empire Loyalist
Born July 7th, 1773
Died February 22nd, 1841.
Erected 1910 by Government of Canada.
Location. 43° 9.618′ N, 79° 3.066′ W. Marker is in Queenston, Ontario, in Niagara Region. Marker can be reached from Niagara Parkway 0.3 kilometers east of Portage Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. The marker is in Queenston Heights Park on the access road to the Isaac Brock monument. Proceed 0.15 kilometers west on the access road, about halfway to Brock's monument. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14184 Niagara Pkwy, Queenston, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1. Attack (a few steps from this marker); 5. The Decisive Battle The "Colored Corps" 1812 - 1815 (about 120 meters away); The Battle of Queenston Heights (about 150 meters away); Brock's Monument - Queenston Heights Battlefield (about 150 meters away); Sir Roger Hale Sheaffe (about 150 meters away); Brock's Monument (about 150 meters away); The Niagara Escarpment (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Queenston.
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 . . . Laura Secord (video). History by the Minute. (Submitted on June 30, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Additional keywords. Queenston Heights
Categories. • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 28, 2011, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. This page has been viewed 655 times since then and 17 times this year. Last updated on August 2, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. Photos: 1. submitted on June 28, 2011, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 16, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. 6. submitted on November 6, 2014. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.