Laura Secord's long trek to thwart American invasion

Laura Secord remained unknown for most of her life. She only gained acknowledgement for her heroic efforts after writing to the visiting Prince of Wales in 1860.

She walked 30 km in house slippers.

Laura Secord and Cayuga warrior John Tutela both played a crucial role in keeping the Americans from taking over the Niagara Peninsula during the War of 1812. (Canada: The Story of Us)

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