The 1968 Tribute to Naismith

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Dr. James Naismith standing in front of the school he attended as a boy in Bennies Corners, Ontario, Canada – University Archives

 We were so thrilled to have Jim & Beverly Naismith visit us this morning. Jim & Bev travelled all the way here from Texas so we sure appreciate them dropping by. Jim is the grandson of James Naismith and they are huge supporters of our museum. Does anyone notice the striking resemblance between Jim and his grandfather?

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We were fortunate enough to have the Naismith’s in for tea and scones yesterday at Tea and Cake!

About lindaseccaspina

Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda was a fashion designer, and then owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa on Rideau Street from 1976-1996. She also did clothing for various media and worked on “You Can’t do that on Television”. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off on American media she finally found her calling. She is a weekly columnist for the Sherbrooke Record and documents history every single day and has over 6500 blogs about Lanark County and Ottawa and an enormous weekly readership. Linda has published six books and is in her 4th year as a town councillor for Carleton Place. She believes in community and promoting business owners because she believes she can, so she does.

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