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Almonte, Ontario, Canada: Statue of the Inventor of Basketball

James Naismith was born here in 1861 before he moved to Springfield, Massachusetts, and invented basketball. His larger-than-life statue has him sitting with a basketball in his lap and a peach basket at his feet.

Mill St., Almonte, ON, Canada
In the heart of downtown, just west of the Victorian stone post office, in a tiny park (with one tree) on the north side of Mill St. at the corner of Little Bridge St.
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Statue of the Inventor of Basketball.

Statue of the Inventor of Basketball

There's a marble base to sit on for photos with the bronze statue of James Naismith.

[Mike Ashman, 06/29/2018]

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