Early Grimsby Park Camp Meetings Auditorium


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
In this oval shaped photograph, wooden benches or pews sit in an open-air auditorium with a few trees scattered amongst them. There are enough pews to seat a few hundred people. Many people are in the the photograph. There are cottages visible in the background as well as raised wooden platforms covered with straw and wood for evening fires in the foreground. This is in the center of Auditorium Circle.
Notes:
This area was probably one of the first cleared for the early camp meetings. These pews surrounded an open-aired podium. In 1888, the Temple is built which replaces this auditorium.
Date of Original:
c. 1886
Dimensions:
Width: 25.4 cm
Height: 20.3 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 22.7cm
Image Height: 19.1cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
P2000-01-07-18
Collection:
Grimsby Park photographs
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.1940523574377 Longitude: -79.5254427301026
Donor:
Grimsby Historical Society Archives
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Location of Original:
Grimsby Historical Society Archives
Contact
Grimsby Chautauqua
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

18 Carnegie Lane
Grimsby, ON L3M 1Y1
905.945.5142

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Early Grimsby Park Camp Meetings Auditorium


In this oval shaped photograph, wooden benches or pews sit in an open-air auditorium with a few trees scattered amongst them. There are enough pews to seat a few hundred people. Many people are in the the photograph. There are cottages visible in the background as well as raised wooden platforms covered with straw and wood for evening fires in the foreground. This is in the center of Auditorium Circle.