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International Boxing Hall of Fame 1 Hall of Fame Drive Canastota, NY 13032 P: 315.697.7095 F: 315.697.5356
FAMILY VACATION INCLUDES STOP IN “BOXING’S HOMETOWN”
CANASTOTA, NY - AUGUST 13, 2012 - The Brini and Hobin families of Plymouth, MA, are ending their summer with a fun-filled “Hall of Fame Tour.” The long-time friends are traveling via RV from August 8th - 22nd visiting Halls of Fame across the country. In addition to the Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota, NY, they have visited or will be visiting the Basketball Hall in Springfield, MA, the Baseball Hall in Cooperstown, the Hockey Hall in Toronto, the Football Hall in Canton, OH and the Rock and Roll Hall in Cleveland, OH.
The families, who had special t-shirts made commemorating this memorable trip, enjoyed their trip down boxing’s memory lane. A not-for-profit organization, the International Boxing Hall of Fame opened to the public in 1989 in Canastota, New York and is located at Exit 34 of the New York State Thruway. Hours of operation are Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Hall of Fame Museum offers unique and exciting exhibits of memorabilia, including fist castings, robes, boxing shoes, championship belts, statues, the Hall of Fame Wall and audio/visual stations highlighting classic boxing matches. Also, the world-famous Madison Square Garden boxing ring, where Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier fought in the “Fight of the Century” on March 8, 1971, is on permanent display. Admission is $9.50 for adults, $9.00 for senior citizens (age 65 and over), $6.50 for youth (ages 7-15) and ages 6 and younger are free. For more information please call the International Boxing Hall of Fame at (315) 697-7095.
The Brini and Hobin familes pose for a picture by the world famous MSG boxing ring during their visit to "Boxing's Hometown."
Special t-shirt the families had made to commemorate their trip