Annie May Jackson's Stash
In Alberta, Canada
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This is a small WELL camouflaged cache hidden in a South Edmonton Park. You will need to rely on cachers instincts to nab this one. Please use caution with the container. Near a path - this should be an easy find year round.
About Annie May Jackson
Annie May Jackson became the first female police officer in Canada when she was appointed to the Edmonton Police Department in 1912, a daring and controversial action at the time. Constable Annie M. Jackson was entrusted with responsibility for upholding the morals and manners of girls and young women. She was respected for her kind and compassionate manner, and for her high moral standards. Annie M. Jackson died in 1959 at the age of 80, after she was hit by a car while crossing the street near her Edmonton home.
The Jackson Heights neighbourhood in northeast Mill Woods was named in honour of Annie May Jackson in October 1976. Jackson Road, named in July 1980, also carries her name. The neighbourhood park site became the Annie May Jackson Park in November 1992. On January 29, 2002, the new school in the Jackson Heights neighbourhood, situated on the Annie May Jackson Park site, was officially named Jackson Heights School, after its neighbourhood.
Last Updated: on 4/5/2014 11:55:37 PM Pacific Daylight Time (6:55 AM GMT)
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum