Ice Cream Parlour
Open spring & summer only, the Laura Secord Homestead is the original home to the Canadian heroin of the War of 1812. Yes...there is ice cream!
Laura Secord was a Canadian heroine of the War of 1812. She is known for having walked 20 miles (32 km) out of American-occupied territory in 1813 to warn British forces of an impending American attack. Though Laura Secord had no relation to it, most Canadians associate her with the Laura Secord Chocolates company, named after her on the centennial of her walk.
Access the the homestead itself comes at an additional fee of $10.00 per person. Extra time may be required to visit the homestead, please contact our office for options
Max. Group Size
What's Included in Bonus Stop:
- Enough time to take a walk around Laura Secord's Homestead and take a few pictures
- Visit their onsite Ice Cream Parlour for a cool sweat treat
- Admission to Homestead not included in your visit. Contact our office for options
Laura Secord fun facts:
- Norn in Massachusetts, 1775 but lived in Niagara thru her death in 1868
- It took Laura Secord over 5 hours to hike to Decew Falls
- Her parents where Patriots, but she married a Loyalist soldier
- Laura Secord did not start the first store...hard to keep the ice cream cold