75 years of Incorporation!

75 years!
We’ve seen the guesses for the appearance of the 75 at the Pergola Park and enjoyed the interest folks have shown.
Did you know….
The Town of Carbonear was officially incorporated July 13, 1948.
The first Mayor of Carbonear was Stephen Russell.
Mayor Russell was supported by councillors W.P Saunders, H.A Cameron, Jeremiah Thoms, E.L Powell, F.L Butt and P.J Murphy.
Term: September 20, 1948 to January 17, 1951.
Wallace Burden was the first Town Clerk.
The Town of Carbonear Council Chambers are named after Mayor Russell.