Dedication of Girl Guide Plaque
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- A slide of women gathered around a commemorative stone in Montebello Park. The woman in front is possibly Mrs. T.A. Rigby, daughter of Mary Malcolmson. c1967.
- Slide File Number: 01.2-C-2
Mary Malcolmson registered the first Canadian Girl Guide Unit in St. Catharines in 1910. In 1950 a commemorative stone in Montebello Park was dedicated by Mrs T.A. Rigby, daughter of Mary Malcolmson, to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Guiding in Canada. A second plaque was added to the stone to commemorate Canada's Centennial.
The First Plaque Reads:
1910-1950, Erected by City of St. Catharines to commemorate the founding of the Girl Guide movement in Canada. 1st company registered in St. Catharines January 1910.
The Second Plaque Reads:
Erected in 1967 to Honour Mrs. A.H. Malcolmson, a member of the I.O.D.E. who started the Girl Guide movement in St. Catharines. 1910.
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Latitude: 43.1579316561042 Longitude: -79.2514012199211
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