This well-known pen-and-ink illustration of Laura Secord on her historic trek was drawn by C.W. Jefferys around 1921.
[Laura Secord on her Journey to Warn the British. Pen and ink on paper.Government of Ontario Art Collection 621223]
"The next morning before sunrise – June 22, 1813 –I walked out of my house.
My five children were still sleeping.
Flo and Pete were starting their chores.
We wanted it to look like any other day..."