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Laura Secord
(Item #: 500)

This document features Laura Secord, the Canadian heroine of the War of 1812. The text chronicles the story of Laura's late night, 20-mile walk through treacherous territories in order to warn the British troops of an impending attack by the Americans. Her heroism helped Canada to remain independent of the United States. Also featured are a photograph of Laura Secord's grave in Drummond Hill, a photograph of her homestead as it appears today, and a map showing the route that she was believed to have taken on her famous walk.

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Document size: 14" x 16"