Laura Secord

Laura Secord (HMXJB)

Location: Niagara Falls, ON 70422 Niagara Regional Municipality
Country: Canada
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N 43° 5.357', W 79° 5.728'

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[Front Side of the Monument]:

To perpetuate
the name and fame of
Laura Secord
who walked alone nearly 20
miles by a circuitous difficult
and perilous route, through woods
and swamps and over miry roads
to warn a British outpost at
DeCew's Falls of an intended attack
and thereby enabled Lt. FitzGibbon
on the 24th June 1813, with less
than 50 men of H.M. 49th Regt.,
about 15 militiamen and a small
force of Six Nations and other Indians
under Capt. William Johnson Kerr
and Dominique Ducharmes to surprise
and attack the enemy at Beechwoods
(or Beaver Dams) and after a short
engagement, to capture Col. Boerstler
of the U.S. Army and his entire force
of 542 men with two field pieces.

[Right Side of the Monument]:

Here Rests
Laura Ingersoll
Beloved Wife of
James Secord
Born Sept. 13, 1775
Died Oct. 17, 1868
Aged 93 Years

[Left Side of the Monument]:

In Memory of
James Secord
collector of Customs
who departed this life
22nd of February
in the 68th year
of his age
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 8:55am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 655012 N 4772489
Decimal Degrees43.08928333, -79.09546667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 5.357', W 79° 5.728'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 5' 21.42" N, 79° 5' 43.68" W
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Area Code(s)985, 225
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6038 Lundy's Lane, Niagara Falls ON 70422, CA
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