The story of Laura Secord, 1813

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Published by Williamson & Co. in Toronto .

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  • Secord, Laura Ingersoll, -- 1775-1868,
  • Canada -- History -- War of 1812 -- Biography

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Statementby S.A. Curzon.
ContributionsLundy"s Lane Historical Society.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 microfiche (13 fr.).
Number of Pages13
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19077562M
ISBN 100665022492

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Open Library. Original data: Sarah Anne Curzon. The story of Laura Secord, Toronto: Williamson & Co., Historian Connie Brummel Crook dramatizes the life of Laura Secord, one of Canada's most enduring heroines. From her early days in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, amid the turmoil that followed the American Revolutionary War, the story outlines Laura's father's difficult decision to.

About Laura Secord and the War of Laura Ingersoll Secord, [Septem – October 17 ] was both an actual person and a heroine of mythic proportions The story of Laura Secord the War of Her primary claim to fame was the extraordinary walk she made to warn British forces of The story of Laura Secord impending American attack which led directly to the Canadian [British].

Among the published material are two letters Laura Secord wrote about her walk to Beaver Dams, the first for Gilbert Auchinleck, in “A history of the war between Great Britain and the United States of America, during the years, & ,” Anglo-American Magazine (Toronto), III (), n (the series of articles appeared as a book.

Through an outstanding act of perseverance and courage inLaura wal After dragging her injured husband off the battlefield during the War ofLaura Secord ( ) was forced to house American soldiers for financial support while she nursed him back to health/5.

Laura Secord never thought of herself as brave. She was gentle, shy, and soft spoken. But Laura was brave, and Janet Lunn tells her compelling story. The story of Laura Secord A war between Great Britain and the United States was raging. The American political leaders were sure they would win the war.

It will be a mere matter of marching, they said/5. In October ofthe Americans attacked Queenston Heights and Laura and the family fled to safety at a friend’s house. However, upon learning that her husband was critically injured and was calling for her, Laura Secord immediately set off for the battlefield.

In the spring ofthe Americans occupied the Canadian side of the Niagara. Story of Laura Secord, Toronto, Williamson, [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Laura Ingersoll Secord; Laura Ingersoll Secord: Document Type: Book: All Authors /.

Speaker’s Book Award — Shortlisted Laura Secord is now famous for her singular feat of bravery during the War ofbut did she warn the British and help defeat the American invaders as her legend says. After dragging her injured husband off the battlefield during the War ofLaura Secord () was forced to house American soldiers for financial support while she nursed.

Laura Secord’s famous walk. The next summer, the Americans invaded Upper Canada again, taking able-bodied men prisoner and occupying homes in Queenston. On JLaura overheard plans to attack an outpost commanded by Lieutenant FitzGibbon.

The next morning, she stole away, walking 32 km to warn Lieutenant FitzGibbon. During the War ofLaura Secord walked 30 km from Queenston to Beaver Dams, near Thorold, to warn James Fitzgibbon that the Americans were planning to attack his outpost. The story of her trek has become legendary, and Secord herself mythologized in Canadian history.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Curzon, Sarah Anne, Story of Laura Secord, [Welland, Ont.], [Telegraph Print] (OCoLC)   Inhistorian William F.

Coffin wrote a book about the War of in which he included an embroidered account of Laura’s adventure. Laura’s fame continued to. Story of Laura Secord, by S[arah] A[nne] Curzon. Author S[arah] A[nne] Curzon. Title Story of Laura Secord, Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public.

The American invasion of the Niagara peninsula in (during the War of ) produced the enduring legend of one of Canada’s first national heroes, Laura Secord—who has been called “Canada’. Laura Secord never thought of herself as brave.

She was gentle, shy, and soft spoken. But Laura was brave, and Janet Lunn tells her compelling story. A war between Great Britain and the United States was raging. The American political leaders were sure they would win the war. “It will be a mere matter of marching,” they said. For two years, from the summer of to the winter of While most Canadians know that Laura Secord was a wartime hero, few know her story of bravery and courage.

It all began during the War of in the region of Queenston, now known as the Niagara Peninsula. Laura’s husband James was a sergeant in the militia; when he went missing after a battle, Laura searched for him among the dead and.

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“For one thing, she didn’t have a cow with her,” says Peggy Dymond Leavey, author of Laura Secord: Heroine of the War of “For another, no. In Acts of Courage, Connie Brummel Crook dramatizes the life of one of Canada’s most enduring heroines, Laura Secord. from young Laura Ingersoll’s early days in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, amidst the turmoil that followed the American Revolutionary War, the story outlines her father’s difficult decision to move his family to Upper Canada.

About Laura Secord, Canadian Heroine of the War of Laura Ingersoll Secord was a Canadian heroine of the War of She is known for warning British forces of an impending American attack that led to the British victory at the Battle of Beaver s: Thomas Ingersoll. Acts of Courage: Laura Secord and the War of is written by established historical fiction author Connie Brummel Crook (The Nellie McLung Trilogy, The Meyers Saga).

It dramatizes the life of Laura Secord from her childhood to her famous trek through the Canadian wilderness during the war of   Laura's walk to warn British troops of an American invasion may have contributed in saving Upper Canada from becoming a U.S.

State, but it came at a. In the early ’s many plays and books were written on Secord, creating a layer of myth surrounding the actual events. Laura herself wrote of her walk, and her story was corroborated by letters written by FitzGibbon. Today Laura Secord is recognized as a Canadian icon, who displayed great bravery and determination in service to her country.

Laura Secord, Beaverdams, and How We Remember History J / Don Cummer On or about this day inLaura Secord set out from her home in Queenston, Upper Canada, on a mile journey through the bush that would eventually make her a legend and perhaps the best-known Canadian figure in the War of   Each year in June, the Friends of Laura Secord host an event recreating Laura Secord’s heroic journey of J And each year, the organization behind the event adds something new.

Thousands of walkers have participated since the first walk recognized the bicentennial of the Canadian hero’s “risky trek,” says organizer Caroline Author: Penny Coles.

Laura Ingersoll born in Massachusetts. Ingersoll family moves to Canada. Laura marries James Secord, a British loyalist. War of puts Canada and the United States on a war footing. American soldiers billet in Secord home. She learns of plans for an attack.

The book focuses on a variety of themes relating to Laura Secord and her courageous trek to Beaverdams during the War of Other topics mentioned in the book include: first settlers, the Secord family, the Ingersoll family, reminiscences ofthe town of St.

Davids, Fort Niagara, the Nelles family, the burning of Niagara and St. Davids, Samuel Zimmerman and the first Fenian Raid of. On June 22nd,after overhearing a conversation of some American officers dining at her house, Laura Secord started on her famous journey to warn British Lieutenant James Fitzgibbon of the planned attack on the British outpost at Beaver Dams.

This War of article looks at the amazing Canadian heroine, Laura Secord. Laura Secord. HERITAGE MINUTES. #PARTOFOURHERITAGE. Share. After her perilous journey to warn of an American attack during the War ofthe Kahnawake Mohawks repel the invasion ().

For more information about Laura Secord visit The Canadian Encyclopedia. CAST. Secord. Laura Secord was a Canadian heroine of the War of She is known for having walked 20 miles out of American-occupied territory in to warn British forces of an impending American Laura Secord, original name Laura Ingersoll, (born Sept.

13,Great Barrington, Mass.—died ), Canadian loyalist in the War of She moved to Canada with her family in the s. On learning of an impending U.S. attack on the British outpost of Beaver Dams (), she walked through U.S. lines to warn the British commander; with the advance information, the British were able to.

Laura Secord has long been a Canadian hero and icon. Almost everyone knows the story: during the War of (which pitted pre-Confederation Canada against the teenaged United States of America. Canadian Heroine of the War of Born in Massachusetts inshe moved to Canada with her parents and siblings after the American Revolution.

In she married James Secord. In June of during the War ofSecord's house in Queenston, Ontario, was taken over by US troops and used as their base. One Burial: Drummond Hill Cemetery, Niagara Falls, Niagara. The story of Laura Secord, ([Welland, Ont., Telegraph Print], ), by Sarah Anne Curzon and Lundy's Lane Historical Society (page images at HathiTrust) Filed under: Chrysler's Farm, Battle of, Ont., The U.

Campaign of to Capture Montreal (Huntington, PQ: Gleaner Office, ), by Robert Sellar (multiple formats at ). Foremost in the roll of heroines of Canadian history stands the name of Laura Secord. Her husband was a merchant at Queenston and took a prominent part in the stirring events of He was engaged at the battle of Queenston Heights, and had the honor of being one of the number who bore the lifeless body of Sir Isaac Brock from the battlefield.

1 Laura Ingersoll Secord was born in Massachusetts inbut in her heart, she was all Canadian. The Ingersolls stayed in Massachusetts until A weak economy in the United States and the lure of cheap land in Upper Canada encouraged Laura's father to move.Friends of Laura Secord.

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