A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Acheson.
This page contains four sections:
How Far From Acheson to ...
We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Acheson to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Acheson and extending to:
Communities Also Named Acheson ...
While the name Acheson is unique within Alberta, we know of one more community in the United States.
Communities Outside of Alberta
Distance: About 1,799 miles [2,895.2 km] to the East Southeast.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Acheson ...
As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.
Notable Births & Deaths ...
This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.
Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Acheson. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.
John M. 'Red' Pollard
Jockey. He was born in Edmonton (Alberta) on Wednesday October 27, 1909 and died in Pawtucket (Rhode Island) on Saturday March 7, 1981 at an age of 71. He was buried at Notre Dame Cemetery (Providence County, Rhode Island) [Map].
Hank Smith (Born as Heinz Theodor Schmitz)
Musician. He was born in Garmish - Partenkirchen (Germany) [Map] on Saturday September 15, 1934 and died in Edmonton (Alberta) on Sunday October 20, 2002 at an age of 68.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 15 Apr 2019