James Naismith House Almonte, Ontario

James Naismith (November 6, 1861 – November 28, 1939) was a Canadian-American[1] physical educator, physician, Christian chaplain, sports coach, and innovator.[2] The same year he left Canada for Springfield, Massachusetts, he invented the game of basketball.[3] He wrote the original basketball rule book and founded the University of Kansas basketball program.[4] Naismith lived to see basketball adopted as an Olympic demonstration sport in 1904 and as an official event Read More

Roosevelt Campobello Cottage, Campobello Island, Canada

Roosevelt Campobello Cottage The summer retreat of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt and their family. It is located on the southern tip of Campobello Island in the Canadian province of New Brunswick, and is connected to the mainland by the Roosevelt Memorial Bridge, at Lubec, Maine in the United States. Here in August 1921, 39-year-old Read More