...Thanks to Laura Secord, nearly 500 Americans surrendered at Beaver Dams in 1813, and a British defeat was averted. She had overheard plans for a surprice attack and struggled alone through miles of dense bush to warn the commander of the British outpost.
War of 1812
...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...
1910, Photograph of the raised cast relief of Laura Secord on the Laura Secord Monument located at Queenston Heights historic park.
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