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Her Honour Jane Furneaux Crosbie, wife of the Honourable John Crosbie, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador, and Linda Kane, Curator, Cupids Museum unveil a plaque to the first English Child born in Canada on March 27th, 2010. The plaque was unveiled during a baby shower for Baby Guy who was born to Nicholas Guy and his wife on March 27th, 1612. The Nicholas Guy family later became the founders of the town of Carbonear.
Outside there was a late Sheila’s Brush (a winter storm that occurs in March around St. Patrick’s Day.) In spite of the weather, the event was very well attended, and everyone agreed that it should be an annual event.