Place Name: Albert G. Nickel
Feature Type (Year Approved): Park (1985)
Name Origins: Commemorative
English, Scottish: relationship name from the Middle English personal name Nic(h)ol, the vernacular form of Nic(h)olas. From: Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland
Cultural Affiliation: British
Naming Edmonton: From Ada to Zoie
Albert G. “Bert” Nickel (1904–1984) dedicated years of service to the Wellington community. Born in Saskatchewan, Nickel moved to the Wellington neighbourhood in 1959. He later served as president of the community league and as a director. Nickel received the Wellington Community Honorary Award in 1966, the Area #1 Outstanding Service Award in 1973 and the Federation of Community Leagues’ Service Award in 1982. The Albert G. Nickel Park is in the Wellington neighbourhood and has an area of 0.38 ha.
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