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Laura Secord's Monument


Description
Media Type:
Image
Object
Item Type:
Memorial works
Description:
Photograph of Laura Secord's Monument which is located overlooking the lower Niagara River and the village of Queenston. The Monument is topped with a column and an oval plaque is centered within. A foot high wrought iron fence surrounds the entire monument and round formal flower bed lies in front. A wooden and metal bench seat is located behind the monument facing the view. A Crest of the British Empire on which reads "On whose Dominion the sun never sets" is at the top right corner.
Inscriptions:
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 13, 1812.
And who risked her own in conveying to Capt. Fitzgibbon, Information by which he won the victory of Beaver Dams
Erected 1910
Date of Original:
1910
Date Of Event:
1812
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 2592
Image Height: 3872
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Secord, Laura
Local identifier:
SNPL000013v00i
Collection:
Six Nations Legacy Consortium
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
Donor:
Six Nations Legacy Consortium, War of 1812
Creative Commons licence:
by-nc-nd [more details]
Copyright Statement:
Protected by copyright: Uses are subject to the terms of a contract. Contact the repository for further information. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
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519-445-2954

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Laura Secord's Monument


Photograph of Laura Secord's Monument which is located overlooking the lower Niagara River and the village of Queenston. The Monument is topped with a column and an oval plaque is centered within. A foot high wrought iron fence surrounds the entire monument and round formal flower bed lies in front. A wooden and metal bench seat is located behind the monument facing the view. A Crest of the British Empire on which reads "On whose Dominion the sun never sets" is at the top right corner.