Laura Secord Grave in the Lundy's Lane Cemetary

The grave marker reads ...

TO Perpetuate the name and fame of Laura Secord

who walked alone nearly 20 miles by a circuitous, difficult and perilous route through woods and swamps and over miry roads to warn a British outpost at Decew's Falls of an intended attack and thereby warned LIEUT. FitzGibbon on the 24th, June, 1813, with less than 50 men of H.M. 49th Regt., about 15 militiamen and a small force of Six Nation and other Indians under Captains William johnson Kerr and Domonique Ducharme, to surprise and attack the enemy at Beechwoods (or Beaver Dams) and after a short engagement to capture Col. Boerstler of the U.S. Army and his entire force of 542 men with two field pieces.