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  • Balloon Soars Heavenward
    TextNewspaper       This is a newspaper advertisement for Professor Johnson's balloon ascension and parachute drop which happened at Grimsby Beach on Labor Day circa 1915. It also features an advertisement for the musical comedy "My Wife's Family" by Mr. and Mrs. W.L. Stewart.
    TextNewspaper     This is a newspaper advertisement for Professor Johnson's balloon ascension and parachute drop which happened at Grimsby Beach on Labor Day circa 1915. It also features an advertisement for the ...
  • Lake Ontario at Grimsby
    ImageText       Front (top): Lake Ontario at GRIMSBY Front (bottom): F.H. Leslie, Ltd. Niagara Falls
    ImageText     Front (top): Lake Ontario at GRIMSBY Front (bottom): F.H. Leslie, Ltd. Niagara Falls
  • Balcony: Dirk Vermeulen
    ImageObject       16/28, Balcony, artist's signature
    ImageObject     16/28, Balcony, artist's signature
  • Steamer Macassa at Grimsby, Canada
    ImageText       Front: Steamer Macassa at Grimsby Beach, Canada. Reverse (Left): Dear Johnee, we are looking for you one on Friday night or Saturday morning. Please don't disappoint us. And please bring us a box of bird treat from the bird store. And tell Minnies Mother that she is having a good ...
    ImageText     Front: Steamer Macassa at Grimsby Beach, Canada. Reverse (Left): Dear Johnee, we are looking for you one on Friday night or Saturday morning. Please don't disappoint us. And please bring ...
  • Mrs Strachan's Grimsby Beach Cottage
    ImageTextmystery       Handwritten note on reverse: Mrs Strachan's Grimsby Beach Cottage
    ImageTextmystery     Handwritten note on reverse: Mrs Strachan's Grimsby Beach Cottage
  • The Drive to Grimsby Beach, Canada
    ImageText       Front: The Drive to Grimsby Beach, Canada. Reverse (Left): Dear Aunt Dora I am on my holidays now I would like to take a trip down to see you if it is convenient. Your aff nephew, CH Coatsworth Reverse (Right): Mrs H.E. Empey, Pearl St. Brockville, Ont.
    ImageText     Front: The Drive to Grimsby Beach, Canada. Reverse (Left): Dear Aunt Dora I am on my holidays now I would like to take a trip down to see you if ...
  • Beach, Grimsby Beach, Ont.
    ImageText       This is a white-bordered postcard with a divided back. It is postally unused. It shows the beach of Grimsby Beach in the summer. There are six women in the foreground sitting on the beach and in a canoe which is on dry land. A few other people are in the ...
    ImageText     This is a white-bordered postcard with a divided back. It is postally unused. It shows the beach of Grimsby Beach in the summer. There are six women in the foreground ...
  • The Piazza of Lake View House Hotel
    Image       This is an illustration from Harriet Phelps Youmans's book Grimsby Park, Historical and Descriptive; with Biographical Sketches of the Late President Noah Phelps and Others which was published in 1900. The photograph shows a crowd of people relaxing on the porch and lawn of the Lake View House Hotel. The ...
    Image     This is an illustration from Harriet Phelps Youmans's book Grimsby Park, Historical and Descriptive; with Biographical Sketches of the Late President Noah Phelps and Others which was published in 1900. ...
  • Statutory Lease with Mrs. Phebe Glass of London, fragment
    TextGenealogical Resource       This is a copy of fragment of a statutory lease from The Ontario Methodist Camp Ground Company to Mrs Phebe Glass of London, Ontario. It is dated Aug. 17, 1878. It is a lease for 999 years. There is a modern note at the bottom indicating that this lease was ...
    TextGenealogical Resource     This is a copy of fragment of a statutory lease from The Ontario Methodist Camp Ground Company to Mrs Phebe Glass of London, Ontario. It is dated Aug. 17, 1878. ...
  • Fair Ave
    ImageObject       10/28, Fair Ave, artist's signature
    ImageObject     10/28, Fair Ave, artist's signature
  • The Midway -- Grimsby Beach, Can.
    ImageTextcomment       Front: The Midway -- Grimsby Beach, Can. Back (Left): Dear Pat: I suppose your holidays are over now & mine are just commencing eh. Am going to Toronto to-morrow and Niagara Falls on Wed. Am having a fine time. Love, Chris Back (right): Miss Jean Paton, 90 Becher St., London, ...
    ImageTextcomment     Front: The Midway -- Grimsby Beach, Can. Back (Left): Dear Pat: I suppose your holidays are over now & mine are just commencing eh. Am going to Toronto to-morrow and ...
  • Jackson Family Reunion, Picnic Group, Positive Film
    Image       This is a positive film. It shows approximately one hundred members of the Jackson family at their reunion which was at Grimsby Beach. They are sitting on grandstands.
    Image     This is a positive film. It shows approximately one hundred members of the Jackson family at their reunion which was at Grimsby Beach. They are sitting on grandstands.
  • Grand Trunk Railway Double Track through the Garden of Canada
    ImageText       Front: Grand Trunk Railway Double Track through the Garden of Canada Back: (left) Frank has just moved & his new address is St. illegible Court 88 Gates Ave Brooklyn N.Y. Glad I got your letter and illegible when I go Simcoe which will be next week. Nothing but wedding here ...
    ImageText     Front: Grand Trunk Railway Double Track through the Garden of Canada Back: (left) Frank has just moved & his new address is St. illegible Court 88 Gates Ave Brooklyn N.Y. ...
  • Noah Phelps, President of the Ontario Methodist Camp Ground
    Imagemystery       Noah Phelps
    Imagemystery     Noah Phelps
  • Single Illustration from Lithograph Sheets, Drawing of Grimsby Park, Ariel View
    Imagemysterycomment       This is a single image from the lithograph sheets of illustrations used in Grimsby Park programs. This illustration was produced post-1886 because of the presence of the temple. The illustration depicts many of the activities and mainstays of a Grimsby Park summer day from the train station visible in the ...
    Imagemysterycomment     This is a single image from the lithograph sheets of illustrations used in Grimsby Park programs. This illustration was produced post-1886 because of the presence of the temple. The illustration ...
  • Illustrations used in Grimsby Park Programmes
    ImageTextmysterycomment       This is a page showing multiple illustrations of Grimsby Park. These illustrations can be found in Grimsby Park Programmes. Included on this sheet is the illustration of the temple, with the Lake View Hotel and Spoony Bridge insets, which is found on the last page of many Grimsby Park Programmes. ...
    ImageTextmysterycomment     This is a page showing multiple illustrations of Grimsby Park. These illustrations can be found in Grimsby Park Programmes. Included on this sheet is the illustration of the temple, with ...
  • Illustrations used in Grimsby Park Programmes
    Image       This is a page showing multiple illustrations of Grimsby Park, the Chautauqua of Canada. Many of these illustrations can be found in Grimsby Park Programmes. Among the illustrations are depictions of the Lake View Hotel, the boat houses, the pier, the beach, steamboats, and the temple and the seating arrangement ...
    Image     This is a page showing multiple illustrations of Grimsby Park, the Chautauqua of Canada. Many of these illustrations can be found in Grimsby Park Programmes. Among the illustrations are depictions ...
  • Pier, Steamer and Crowds Negative
    Image       This is a negative of a photograph taken from Victoria Terrace. It shows a steamboat docked at the Grimsby Park pier. People are crowded on the pier and the beach. Many people are lined up on the shore side of the ticket booth.
    Image     This is a negative of a photograph taken from Victoria Terrace. It shows a steamboat docked at the Grimsby Park pier. People are crowded on the pier and the beach. ...
  • Boarded Up
    ImageObject       This is a linocut by Dirk Vermeulen. It is ink on paper and is number 22 of 25 prints. It shows a Grimsby Park era, circa 1890s, cottage in a dilapidated state in the 1980s.
    ImageObject     This is a linocut by Dirk Vermeulen. It is ink on paper and is number 22 of 25 prints. It shows a Grimsby Park era, circa 1890s, cottage in a ...
  • Map of Grimsby beach circa 1950s
    ImageTextcomment       This is a map of the Grimsby Beach area in the mid-twentieth century. It shows some of the features of the Grimsby Park times which remained through the changing uses of the area. Auditorium Circle, Bell Park, and Victoria Terrace remain today as identified features in the Grimsby Beach area.
    ImageTextcomment     This is a map of the Grimsby Beach area in the mid-twentieth century. It shows some of the features of the Grimsby Park times which remained through the changing uses ...
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