*Laura Secord (Confectionery) - Easter Egg with a Yellow & White Fondant centre. Laura Secord Chocolates is a Canadian tradition / institution, and now made in Quebec City by Nutriart. Laura Secord Easter Eggs have been a tradition in my family for decades... every time I taste one it takes me back to my childhood in the 1960s
CANADA. The grave of Laura Secord at Drummond Hill Cemetery, Niagara Falls, Ontario, completed 1891. // During the War of 1812, Laura Secord walked twenty miles through American territory to warn British forces of an impending American attack. This allowed the British to repel the Americans at the Battle of Beaver Dams. Her story became widely known during the women's suffrage movement in the 1880s, and she is now widely considered a hero in Canada.
Laura Secord (born Ingersoll, 13 September 1775 – 17 October 1868) was a Canadian heroine of the War of 1812. She is known for warning British forces of an impending American attack that led to the British victory at the Battle of Beaver Dams.