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Queenston in Niagara Region, Ontario — Central Canada
 

Laura Ingersoll Secord

 
 
Laura Ingersoll Secord Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Graff, June 13, 1997
1. Laura Ingersoll Secord Marker
Inscription. [Front side of Monument]:

This monument has been
erected by the

Government of Canada
to
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
Erected 1910

[Back side of Monument]:

James Secord
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
Laura Ingersoll Secord Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 27, 2011
2. Laura Ingersoll Secord Marker
View of the historical monument on the crest of the Niagara Escarpment, with a distant view of the Niagara River valley in the background.
(about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); 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.
 
Additional keywords. Queenston Heights
 
Categories. War of 1812
 
Laura Ingersoll Secord Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 27, 2011
3. Laura Ingersoll Secord Marker
View of the text on the backside of the historical monument with a view of the Queenston Heights Park in the background.
Laura Ingersoll Secord Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 27, 2011
4. Laura Ingersoll Secord Marker
View of the southwest corner of the monument.
Laura Ingersoll Secord Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 27, 2011
5. Laura Ingersoll Secord Marker
View of the historical monument situated on the crest of the Niagara Escarpment in the background, with a view of one of the five stops on the self-guided tour of the Queenston Heights battlefield in the foreground.
<i>Laura Secord's Monument, Queenston Heights, Canada</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1905
6. Laura Secord's Monument, Queenston Heights, Canada
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 28, 2011, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. This page has been viewed 665 times since then and 27 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.
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