This article is within the scope of wikiproject biography laura secord: heroine of the war of 1812 canadian, i thought laura secord was the lady. Laura ingersoll secord was a canadian heroine of the war of 1812 she is known for warning british forces of an impending american attack that led to the british victory at the battle of beaver dams. For bravery above and beyond the call of duty during the war of 1812, laura secord laura ingersoll secord secord into the rank of canadian heroine. Start by marking “acts of courage: laura secord and the war biography-read this is a young adult biography about laura secord, canadian heroine of the war of 1812.
Queenston, ontario, june 21, 2013 - 200 years after laura secord's historic nocturnal walk through the woods and fields near queenston, upper canada to warn british forces of a planned american attack, the honourable rob nicholson, pc, qc, member of parliament for niagara falls, minister of justice and attorney general of canada and. Laura ingersoll secord, [september 13, 1775 – october 17 1868] was both an actual person and a heroine of mythic proportions in the war of 1812 her primary claim to fame was the extraordinary walk she made to warn british forces of an impending american attack which led directly to the canadian [british] victory at beaver dams. The full biography of laura secord, including laura secord was a canadian heroine of the war of at the battle of queenston heights early in the war of 1812. A ya history about the canadian heroine laura secord apart from raising a huge family and being a generally well-loved person, her claim to fame is her 19 mile hike through the wilderness to warn the british of an imminent american attack in the war of 1812 a female paul revere. Laura secord has long been a canadian hero and icon almost everyone knows the story: during the war of 1812 (which pitted pre-confederation canada against the teenaged united states of america), laura secord braved wild animals, rough terrain and enemy soldiers to travel over 30 km to warn the british of a planned american attack.
The tongs belonged to laura secord, the celebrated canadian heroine of the war of 1812-1814 she is known for her walk from queenston in june 1813, to warn the british troops, particularly col fitzgibbon, at beaverdams of an impending american attack. Laura secord biography on canadian history for kids in canada, the name laura secord is linked to chocolates and ice cream but many canadians are unaware that the famous chocolateer is named for a heroine of the war of 1812. Laura secord - canadian war of 1812 heroine 19 pins 188 followers laura secord (13 september 1775 – 17 october 1868) was a canadian heroine of the war of 1812.
Laura secord - the quintessential canadian heroine of the war of 1812 - was born in 1775, not in canada, but in massachusettsher father, thomas ingersoll, fought on the side of the rebels loyal to england during the american revolution. Laura secord - everything on laura secord (information, latest laura ingersoll secord (september 13, 1775 october 17, 1868) was a canadian heroine of the war of 1812. For weeks there was a laura secord biography sitting on my desk i had another book about the war of 1812 to read so i ignored the laura secord. Laura secord and the war of 1812 how did a pioneer woman called laura secord become the most famous heroine in canadian history it was the summer of 1813.
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Laura secord (née ingersoll 13 september 1775 – 17 october 1868) was a canadian heroine of the war of 1812 she is known for having walked 20 miles (32 km) out of american-occupied territory in 1813 to warn british forces. Famous canadian news report: laura secord perseverance is what labeled laura a famous canadian heroine laura secord a biography the war of 1812. 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 1812 in the region of queenston, now known as the niagara peninsula. How can the answer be improved.
Laura secord, née ingersoll, loyalist, mythologized historic figure (born 13 september 1775 in great barrington, massachusetts died 17 october 1868 in chippawa [niagara falls], on) during the war of 1812, laura secord walked 30 km from queenston to beaver dams, near thorold, to warn james fitzgibbon that the americans were. Laura secord laura secord (née ingersoll 13 september 1775 – 17 october 1868) was a canadian heroine of the war of 1812 she is known for having walked 20 miles (32 km) out of american-occupied territory in 1813 to warn british forces of an impending american attack. Unlike most editing & proofreading services, we edit for everything: grammar, spelling, punctuation, idea flow, sentence structure, & more get started now. Get this from a library laura secord : heroine of the war of 1812 [peggy dymond leavey] -- more than many figures in canadian history, laura secord has come to represent courage and perseverance at their finest. Laura secord was a canadian heroine of the the burning of washington in 1814 was an incident during the war of 1812 between the forces of the united kingdom.