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Naismith Museum & Hall of Fame

Address
2854 Ramsay Concession 8 (Mill of Kintail), Almonte, K0A 1A0
Mailing Address
Dr. James Naismith Foundation, 2729 Draper Ave. Ottawa ON K2H 7A1
Municipality
County
Lanark
Contact Name
Al Rae, President, Naismith Foundation
Telephone
613-256-3610 ext. 2
E-mail
Products and Services
Operated by the Naismith Foundation, Basketball Tournaments, Summer Sports Camp, Exhibits, Hall of Fame.
The Dr. James Naismith Basketball Foundation

A non-profit, incorporated charitable organization, the Naismith Foundation was established in 1989 to erect and operate a suitable memorial to honour the founder of basketball at his birthplace Almonte, Ontario.

Support has been received from all levels of government, from the provincial, national and international basketball community, and from organizations such as the YM/YWCA and the Canadian Wheelchair Sports Association. It is the enthusiasm, support and hard work of members, however, that has led to the Foundation's substantial accomplishments.

The Naismith Foundation operates the Naismith Museum within the Mill of Kintail Conservation area, joining the R. Tait McKenzie Memorial Museum, which pays tribute to the life and times of Dr. McKenzie. The two men were known as the Brothers of the Wind. James Naismith and Robert Tait McKenzie; lifelong friends and colleagues, these two natives of Ramsay Township in Mississippi Mills made their mark at an international level.
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