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Where was the first Laura Secord store?
The company was founded in 1913 by Frank P. O’Connor with first store on Yonge Street in Toronto, Ontario. It was known as Laura Secord Candy Store and Fanny Farmer Candy Stores in the US.
When did Laura Secord move to Canada?
Laura Secord was American Yes – Laura Secord (née Ingersoll) – the pride of Canada – was actually born in Massachusetts – 1775. She moved to the Niagara region in 1795 to live with her father, after her mom died.
Is Laura Secord closing?
The Laura Secord in Cloverdale Mall in Etobicoke has permanently closed, a spokesperson from Laura Secord Chocolates headquarters in Quebec confirmed to blogTO.
What is Laura Secord’s middle name?
Laura Secord, original name Laura Ingersoll, (born Sept. 13, 1775, Great Barrington, Mass.
Who owns Laura Secord?
Rowntree Mackintosh Confectionery
Laura Secord Chocolates/Parent organizations
What did Laura Secord do in Upper Canada?
Laura Secord’s famous walk The next summer, the Americans invaded Upper Canada again, taking able-bodied men prisoner and occupying homes in Queenston. On June 21, 1813, Laura overheard plans to attack an outpost commanded by Lieutenant FitzGibbon.
When did Laura Secord arrive at my station?
Secord arrived at my Station about Sunset of an exceptionally warm day, after having walked twelve miles, which I at the time thought was an expedition which a person of her Slender frame and delicate appearance was unequal to make.
When did Laura Secord reach James FitzGibbon?
Since James was unable to make the journey to warn FitzGibbon, Laura set out on her own, taking a circuitous route through inhospitable terrain to avoid American sentries and being helped by a group of First Nations men she encountered along the way. She reached FitzGibbon at his headquarters in the house of John De Cou, probably on 22 or 23 June.
Why did Laura Secord walk from Queenston to beaver dams?
During the War of 1812, Laura Secord walked 30 km from Queenston to Beaver Dams, near Thorold, to warn James Fitzgibbon that the Americans were planning to attack his outpost. The story of her trek has become legendary, and Secord herself mythologized in Canadian history.