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Bissel Memorial Park

Located In River John
Where To Find Us
2720 River John Rd
River John Station, NS
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Areas Served Pictou County
Phone 902-485-8528  
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
Special Information
Tags Highland Connect ; Park ; Recreation Categories