Perhaps the most recognized and celebrated heroine of the war of 1812, Laura Secord left her homestead to walk over 30 kilometres to warn the British of an impending attack from the Americans. Today, Laura Secord’s residence, as it appeared from 1803 to 1835 provides visitors with a window in time back to the war of 1812.
The restored property and costumed tour guides allow you to immerse yourself into Laura Secord’s life and her historical journey.
Since the house was originally restored (and later gifted) by the Laura Secord Candy Company, you can look forward to satisfying your sweet tooth as well as your inner history buff.
Come to learn more about Laura Secord’s famous adventure and the area’s history but stay a little longer for ice cream and famous Laura Secord chocolates.
We had previously stopped at this museum while en route a year ago to Niagara Falls and it was closed; we were pleased to see that it was open (with covid19 protocols) this week when we drove by...
The staff is in period attire and the tours are very interesting. The history of Canada, as we know it today, started in this area. The pictures and house is informative.
Laura Secord is a Canadian heroine, with an incredible story. Although a small museum, the guided tour offered a lot of information. 2 buildings - one is a self guided tour area with literature and...