The School for Christian Workers building


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The School for Christian Workers building


The School for Christian Workers building or the original Springfield College School building, located at the corner of State and Sherman streets in Springfield, Massachusetts, where Naismith invented the game of Basketball. Today a McDonald’s occupies the site. In 2010, a monument commemorating the site as the birthplace of basketball was erected across the street.


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The School for Christian Workers Building



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