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  • Treaty of Ghent
        Scanned image of the treaty document, signed on December 24, 1814 in Ghent, Belgium at meeting of American delegates and British commissioners. Great Britain agreed to relinquish claims to the Northwest Territory, and both countries pledged to work toward ending the slave trade. America, in turn, gained influence as a ...
      Scanned image of the treaty document, signed on December 24, 1814 in ...
  • Portrait of Major-General Isaac Brock
        MAJOR-GENERAL BROCK. (From miniature by J. Hudson.) Copyrighted in the U.S.A. and Canada. -From Nursey's 'Story of Isaac Brock' (Briggs).
      MAJOR-GENERAL BROCK. (From miniature by J. Hudson.) Copyrighted in the U.S.A. and ...
  • Relief on Laura Secord Monument, Queenston Heights
        Photograph of the raised cast relief of Laura Secord on the Laura Secord Monument located at Queenston Heights historic park.
      Photograph of the raised cast relief of Laura Secord on the Laura ...
  • Laura Secord's Monument
        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
      This monument has been erected by the Government of Canada, to Laura ...
  • Laura Secord Statue, Valiants Memorial, Ottawa
        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.
      Thanks to Laura Secord, nearly 500 Americans surrendered at Beaver Dams in ...
  • Cameo Portrait of Laura Secord
        Black and white image of cameo-style portrait of a young Laura Secord.
      Black and white image of cameo-style portrait of a young Laura Secord.
  • Laura Secord National Monument Petition
        Flatbed scan of a petition for the construction of a National Monument to Laura Secord. Being a transcript of a paper read by R. E. A. Land before the U. E. L. (United Empire Loyalists) Association of Ontario on October 4th, 1901
      Flatbed scan of a petition for the construction of a National Monument ...
  • Diagram of Laura Secord's Route
        Sketched map with text depicting Laura Secord's projected route from Thorold to Queenston.
      Sketched map with text depicting Laura Secord's projected route from Thorold to ...
  • Photo of Laura Secord Crossing Place
        THE PLACE WHERE SHE CROSSED, From 'Jubilee History of Thorold' By permission
      THE PLACE WHERE SHE CROSSED, From 'Jubilee History of Thorold' By permission
  • Portrait of Laura Secord
        Black and white woodcut ink portrait of Laura Secord
      Black and white woodcut ink portrait of Laura Secord
  • Laura Secord Memorial Card
        In Memoriam LAURA SECORD, 1813. In Lundy's Lane Cemetery in the following inscription on a marble head-stone: HERE RESTS LAURA, BELOVED WIFE OF JAMES SECORD, Died Oct.17, 1868
      In Memoriam LAURA SECORD, 1813. In Lundy's Lane Cemetery in the following ...
  • Signing of the Treaty of Ghent -'A Hundred Years Peace'
        In his 1914 painting "A Hundred Years Peace", artist Amedee Forestier illustrates the signing of the Treaty of Ghent between Great Britain and the US, 24 December 1814. 1 print / estampe : coloured lithograph, Support: 71.200 x 54.700 cm, Image: 60.800 x 42.200 cm
      In his 1914 painting "A Hundred Years Peace", artist Amedee Forestier illustrates ...
  • Laura Secord Overhearing U.S. [United States] Officers Discussing Plans For The Attack On The British Forces At Beaverdams
        Watercolour painting depicting Laura Secord Overhearing U.S. [United States] Officers Discussing Plans For The Attack On The British Forces At Beaverdams
      Watercolour painting depicting Laura Secord Overhearing U.S. [United States] Officers Discussing Plans ...
  • Laura Secord on her Journey to Warn the British
        Pen and Ink drawing on paper 37.1 cm x 29.2 cm (14.6" x 11.5") illustarting Laura Secord on her Journey to Warn the British
      Pen and Ink drawing on paper 37.1 cm x 29.2 cm (14.6" ...
  • Meeting between Laura Secord and Lieutenant Fitzgibbon, June 1813
        Painting depicting the meeting between Laura Secord and Lieutenant Fitzgibbon, June 1813. Image: 63.800 x 48.300 x 1.800 cm, Frame: 73.100 x 57.900 x 4.100 cm
      Painting depicting the meeting between Laura Secord and Lieutenant Fitzgibbon, June 1813. ...
  • Laura Secord leading a Cow
        Painted depiction of Laura Secord pretending to lead a cow so she could evade capture and detention by American soldiers.
      Painted depiction of Laura Secord pretending to lead a cow so she ...
  • The Story of Laura Secord and Canadian Reminiscences
        Book Cover - The book focuses on a variety of themes relating to Laura Secord and her courageous trek to Beaverdams during the War of 1812. Other topics mentioned in the book include: first settlers, the Secord family, the Ingersoll family, reminiscences of 1812, the town of St. Davids, Fort ...
      Book Cover - The book focuses on a variety of themes relating ...
  • War of 1812 Battle Scene with Soldiers and Indians
        Illustration of American soldiers being slaughtered by tribal warriors after General Winchester surrendered to end the Battle of Frenchtown (Raisin River). 1 drawing : wash.
      Illustration of American soldiers being slaughtered by tribal warriors after General Winchester ...
  • General Hull surrenders For Detroit
        Illustration (woodcut) showing American General Hull (right) surrendering Fort Detroit to General Brock (left).
      Illustration (woodcut) showing American General Hull (right) surrendering Fort Detroit to General ...
  • Battle of Chateauguay (La bataille de la Chateauguay)
        Painting depicitng the Battle of Châteauguay, 26 October 1813. A small force of Canadian volunteers commanded by Charles-Michel de Salaberry defeated a much larger American force of 300
      Painting depicitng the Battle of Châteauguay, 26 October 1813. A small force ...
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