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Alston Scout Park – Magrath, Alberta
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters
N 49° 25.314 W 112° 52.098
12U E 364509 N 5476036
Quick Description: Alston Scout Park is at the corner of 1st Street West/Hwy. 69 and 2nd Avenue North.
Location: Alberta, Canada
Date Posted: 9/14/2018 12:38:39 AM
Waymark Code: WMZ5NW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita
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Long Description:
Alston Scout Park is a lovely park with flowering trees and 84 evergreen trees, for how many years Louisa Alston lived, benches, and nice walking paths. It is surrounded by an natural stone wall, at the corner is a memorial cairn with several plaques also are the flags of America, Canada, Britain, Alberta and the Scout flag.

Alston Scout Park is dedicated to:
Transcribed from plaque

Louisa Grant Alston
1914 – helped create Magrath’s FIRST Scout Troop.
1914 – 1924 – Magrath’s FIRST female Scoutmaster.
1914 – 1924 – Alberta’s FIRST female Scoutmaster.
1914 – 1924 – Canada’s FIRST female Scoutmaster.
June 17, 1917 – appointed Canada’s First Female Scout Commissioner
by the Duke of Devonshire, the Governor General of Canada.
June 28, 1939 – awardee Scouts Canada,
”Gold Medal Of Merit”, by Lt. Gov. W.S. Backman
on behalf of Governor General Lord Tweedsmuir.

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Alston Scout Park

Department Number, Category Name, and Waymark Code:
2-Buildings • Grain Elevators • Parrish & Heimbecker Grain Elevator No. 1 - Magrath, AB • WMKTM0
5-Entertainment • History Museums • Magrath Museum • WMZ5FN
6-History • First of its Kind • FIRST - Female Scout Commissioner in Canada • WMXPZD
8-Monuments • Citizen Memorials • Louisa Grant Alston • WMXPVK
9-Nature • Municipal Parks and Plazas • Alston Scout Park • WMXPTJ
11-Recreation • Skateparks • Magrath Skatepark • WMXQ6M
13-Structures • Freestanding Arches • Alston Scout Park Gateway Arch • WMXPYY

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