In March of 1939 the Secretary of the Maligne Lake Ski Club, W.S. Jeffery (father of Verne and Doug) formally applied for permission to build the Watchtower Cabin. The application was successful.
This piece of history, like most of the material in this section of our website, came to us through the generosity of the Jasper-Yellowhead Archives and Museum. Without their assistance much of this historical record could be lost.
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