Dedication of Canal Basin Square

Canal Basin Square Dedication
September 20, 2003

Photo  by Nancy Gill

The dedication on Saturday, September 20, 2003 was a success!
So many people worked so hard to arrive at this day.
Thank you, thank you, thank you!

Bobby Spencer at the Open Mike
Bobby had a very busy day as he was involved in many events and was the principle speaker at the dedication.

Tim Small demonstrating
the model lock
As predicted, young and old were fascinated with its operation
Charlie Hall passing out Canal Basin Square literature
Adam Longo, NBC channel 29, MC of the Open Mike
Anne Shirley Dorrier reading up on Scottsville's canal history
Anne is an expert on this subject in her own right!
Edward Scott Headman and builder,  Ed Barbour, demonstrating how a batteau is poled

Callie Bowers and Frankie Ward, important members of the
Canal Basin Square Committee, in costume, served refreshments after the dedication
Gladys Turner, Marguerite Spencer, and Sam Spencer enjoy a good laugh after the dedication as they hawked T-shirts, cook books, and Scottsville history.
Marguerite is another faithful member of the
Canal Basin Square committee

Photos by John Bowers

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