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Subject:  Secord, Laura 
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Queenston's First School 
TextsImages  Huggins, Jean A. E. (1895-1989), Queenston's First School, "Queenston's First School," Niagara Falls Evening Review (Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canada), 12 May 1965  Article about Laura Secord Memorial School in Queenston with a photo of old school building -reproduction of an oil painting by Charles R. Kilkenny, a school principal between 1891 and 1919.
Open Two-Room Addition To Laura Secord School In Queenston Village 
TextsImages  Huggins, Jean A. E. (1895-1989), Open Two-Room Addition To Laura Secord School In Queenston Village, "Open Two-Room Addition To Laura Secord School In Queenston Village," St. Catharines Standard (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada), 16 Mar 1953  Article about adding a new wing with two rooms to Laura Secord Memorial School in Queenston. Photo of a new addition and old school building (behind). Laura Secord Memorial School in Queenston was funded in part by Queenston Women's Institute and Buffalo businessman John D. Larkin. It was opened...
Queenston oozes with historical intrigue 
TextsImages  Petrie, Francis, Queenston oozes with historical intrigue, "Queenston oozes with historical intrigue," Niagara Falls Evening Review (Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canada), 24 Jan 1970  Article about Queenston history, particularly Laura Secord house. A handwritten correction by Jean Huggins under a photo: "Wrong caption. This is the Laura Secord house (possibly 1920s prior to L-shaped verandah by Frank Shepp.)
Laura Secord Homestead, Queenston, Ontario. 
Images    Sepia tone postcard of Laura Ingersoll Secord house in Queenston, with the National Flag of Canada on a pole in front of the house. A photo taken after 1972- a house was restored to its original 1813 condition in 1972. Reverse: "The house restored to the period 1803-35 from which Laura Secord...
Modernized residence of Laura Secord, heroine of War 1812-14, Queenston, Ontario. 
Images  1910,   Sepia tone postcard of two-storey, white clapboard house, surrended by trees and a simple fence. "Historical VII. Modernized residence of Laura Secord, heroine of War 1812-14, Queenston, Ontario. Leaving this house she tramped 20 miles through the woods to warn the British troops of the approach...
Home of Laura Ingersoll Secord, 1947 
Images  19 Apr 1947,   Black and white photograph of two-storey, gable roof house with a verandah and a balcony. There is a plenty of space around with big trees and shrubs and low border hedge in the front of the house, separating it from a street. Reverse: "The home of Laura Ingersoll Secord, now owned by Mrs. Frank...
Laura Secord Home in Chippawa 
Images  1920s,   Black and white photograph of a small, cottage-style building hidden behind a lattice arch with some climbing plants. Well-dressed man with a hat in his hand is posing in the front of the house. Upper left corner of a picture is damaged. Undated; probably taken in 1920s. Laura Ingersoll Secord...
Laura Secord Home, 1954 
Images  1954,   Black and white photograph of two-storey house with verandah, surrounded by mature trees. It is located on a corner lot of a gravel road, where there is also a stone marker with her name.
Laura Secord Home, 1960s. 
Images    Black and white photograph of two-storey, gable roof house with verandah, surrounded by mature trees and shrubbery on both sides.
Laura Secord Monument, Queenston Heights 
Images    Black and white photograph of Laura Secord Monument, located on the edge of the Niagara Escarpment in Queenston Heights Park. There is a low fence and boxwood hedges around it. It reads: "To Laura Ingersoll Secord, who saved her husband's life in the battle on these Heights October 13th 1812 and...
Plans set to restore home of 1812 War heroine 
TextsImages  15 Mar 1970,   An article about Laura Secord house and its history with black and white photograph of this building. A handwritten correction by Jean Huggins under a photo: "Wrong caption. This is the Laura Secord house (possibly 1920s prior to L-shaped verandah by Frank Shepp.)
Remembers famous heroine, often saw Laura Secord 
Texts    Article about early settlers' life based on an interview with Miss Laura Secord Clarke, a granddaughter of the famous Laura Secord. Full Title: Granddaughter Recalls Stirring Pioneer Days of Celebrate Ancestress--"One of Those Women Who Make Life Worth Living"--Indians Afraid of Smallpox....
Persistance of WI rewarded. Laura Secord in wax museum. 
Texts  Huggins, Jean A. E. (1895-1989), Persistance of WI rewarded. Laura Secord in wax museum., "Persistance of WI rewarded. Laura Secord in wax museum.," Niagara Falls Evening Review (Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canada), 23 Apr 1964  Two articles about preparation and introduction of a wax figure of Laura Secord to Louis Tussaud Wax Museum in Niagara Falls. Another on the same topic: Wit Wonder Wisdom by WYN.
Brock Students Dig Way Into Queenston's History.
Secord Home Is Site of Dig. 
TextsImages  "Brock Students Dig Way Into Queenston's History. Secord Home Is Site of Dig.," St. Catharines Standard (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada), 27 May 1971  Newspaper article about restoration of Laura Secord house in Queenston. "Brock Students Dig Way Into Queenston's History" published by St. Catharines Standard, May 27, 1971. "Secord home is site of dig" published by Niagara Falls Review, May 29, 1971
Historic Laura Secord House renovations near completion.
 
TextsImages  Archer, Steve, Historic Laura Secord House renovations near completion. , "Historic Laura Secord House renovations near completion. ," St. Catharines Standard (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada), 2 Mar 1972  Newspaper article about restoration of Laura Secord house in Queenston. Full Title: "Historic Laura Secord House Renovations near Completion. Official Opening Set For Early June"
Queenston landmark demolished
 
TextsImages  Petrie, Francis, Queenston landmark demolished , "Queenston landmark demolished ," Niagara Falls Review, 1 Jun 1971  A Queenston landmark for more than 130 years is being demolished this week. This little "salt-box" cottage on the west side of Queen Street, between Partition and Dumfries streets abuts the Laura Secord homestead and is being demolished by the Laura Secord Candy Company in its restoration plans ...
Historians exaggerate Niagara frontier's importance in claiming Laura Secord saved Canada from U.S., author says
 
TextsImages  Fedor, John, Historians exaggerate Niagara frontier's importance in claiming Laura Secord saved Canada from U.S., author says , "Historians exaggerate Niagara frontier's importance in claiming Laura Secord saved Canada from U.S., author says ," Niagara Falls Review, 27 Jan 1972  Laura Secord. A national joke or a national heroine? The author of a new book on the famous Queenston lady -- after whom a candy empire was named -- set out to examine the Laura Secord story, a story that has remained undisturbed for years. What she found after separating fact from fiction was ...
Laura Secord's Story 
TextsImagesNewspapers  ONIGARA [Dorothy Walsh], "Laura Secord's Story," The Globe  Newspaper article about Laura Secord by ONIGARA (Dorothy Walsh) with her drawing of her Laura Secord's Queenston home [copied from Mrs. Currie's book on Laura Secord]. Newspaper clipping on a page of scrapbook measuring 26 x 10 cm. Undated. With handwritten "Dorothy Walsh" on a margin. From...
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Queenston Collection


Queenston Collection includes an extensive historical material from the area collected by Jean Huggins.