Bissel Memorial Park
|Record #: APC0063||Last Modified: 05 Dec 2014||Last Full Update: 05 Dec 2014|
|Located Within||River John|
|Where To Find Us|
|Areas Served||Pictou County|
|Description & Services|
|Information||Bissell Park" is the small central park located in the centre of River John Village.
A native of River John, Anna Bissell was a successful businesswoman in an age when the manufacturing business was considered a field for men only. At 19, she married Melville Bissell and became joint partner in their crockery and china business. When he invented the carpet sweeper in 1876, Anna became a traveling salesperson.
|Accessibility||Fully Wheelchair Accessible|
|Tags||Highland Connect ; Park ; Recreation Categories|