The Cricket Museum - Bridgetown, Barbados
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben
N 13° 06.245 W 059° 37.452
21P E 215457 N 1450123
Quick Description: The Legends of Barbados Cricket Museum is located at historic Herbert House on Fontabelle Road, just a few blocks from the Kensington Oval.
Location: Barbados
Date Posted: 3/14/2015 8:22:44 PM
Waymark Code: WMNGWH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Bon Echo
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Long Description:
The inscription on the plaque reads:

"The Cricket Museum / at Herbert House / Home of the Cricket Legends of Barbados / was officially opened on April 30, 2010 / by / The Honourable Stephen A. Lashley, M.P. / Minister of Youth, Family and Sports"

The Legends of Barbados Cricket Museum is a tribute to (42) Barbadian/West Indian Cricketers and cricket legends, who played a significant roll in the success of their teams such as Gordon Greenidge, Charlie Griffith, Seymour Nurse, Desmond Haynes, Malcolm Marshall, Wess Hall. Joel Garner, Sir Clyde Walcott, Sir Everton Weekes, Sir Frank Worrell and of course the greatest all rounder ever Sir Garfield Sobers.

The museum features a Portrait Room, cricketing memorabilia and a Press Gallery. There is also a gift shop and the Pavilion Bar and Restaurant. (visit link)

The Hon. Stephen A. Lashley has devoted his life to being of service to others. From his humble beginnings in St. John where he was born and raised, Mr Lashley has been actively involved in all aspects of community life. As Parliamentary Representative for Christ Church West Central, he has focussed on a number of initiatives for the upliftment of the community. Since having been assigned as Minister of Family, Culture, Sports and Youth in 2010, Mr Lashley has been working assiduously to transform the four components of this very important portfolio. (visit link)
What was opened/inaugurated?: The Cricket Museum in Bridgetown Barbados

Who was that opened/inaugurated it?: Hon. Stephen A. Lashley

Date of the opening/inauguration?: 30 April 2010

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