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Subject:  Chautauquas -- Grimsby -- History  Sort by:  Oldest date (to newest)
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Plan of Ontario Methodist Camp Ground, 1875: Auditorium Circle and Victoria Terrace 
ImagesTexts  May 20th, 1875,   This is the plan for the Ontario Methodist Camp Ground in 1875. This was the first year that the Ontario Methodist Camp Ground owned the land sold to them by John B. Bowslaugh, which was approximately 12 1/2 acres. This map lays out the plots of land the company wanted to lease. They are clustered...
Plan of Ontario Methodist Camp Ground, Blocks B and C, 1875 
ImagesTexts  July 12, 1875,   This map continues the survey of the Ontario Methodist Camp Grounds, plotting the lots for Blocks B. and C., and part of A., D., and F. This map accounts for another approximately 145 lots. Plan shewing the subdivision into Lots of Blocks B. and C. with parts of A. D. F. and a portion of the Park...
Illustrated Historical Atlas of the Counties of Lincoln & Welland Ont. Dedicated by Special Permission to His Excellency the Earl of Dufferin K.P.K.C.B. Governor General Compiled Drawn and Published from Personal Examination and Surveys by H.R. Page Toronto 1876 
ImagesPublication  1971, Section full page, 36-37  This is a two-page illustration from the Illustrated Historical Atlas of the Counties of Lincoln and Welland from 1876. It shows several lithographs. The centre and largest image is of Auditorium Circle which was the main meeting space before the Temple was built in 1888. The other images...
Noah Phelps, President of the Ontario Methodist Camp Ground 
ImagesHas Mystery?  c. 1890,   This is a photographic negative of Noah Phelps. It is a portrait photograph showing Phelps from the torso up. He is turning his head slight to the left. He is wearing a a dark-colored coat, vest, a light-colored shirt, and a bow tie. Phelps was one of the founders of the Ontario Methodist Camp...
Crowd outside the Post Office 
Images  c. 1885  This image, probably from a book, shows a crowd of people standing on the steps of the post office (Montreal Telegraph Co.) at Grimsby Beach. The post office was located on Fair Ave and the Park House hotel is in the background.
1886 Grimsby Park Programme 
TextsImages  Summer of 1886,   This is a 16 page leaflet or pamphlet, advertising the 1886 programme for the Ontario Methodist Camp Ground Company. It has accomodation listings, lecture listings and advertisements for other companies such as Bilton Bros & McMahon, Tailors and Haberdashers. It has 12 numbered pages. Florence...
Camping at Grimsby Park 
Images    Photograph of four men outside their tent at Grimsby Park. All four men are holding books. Two of the men are sitting on chairs, one is lounging in a hammock, and one is standing, possibly reciting from the book. There is a tent in the background and a baseball bat and ball and bowling pins in the...
Pier at Grimsby Park 
Images    This black and white photograph shows a long pier almost filled with people who are disembarking from a steamship at Grimsby Park pier. The steamship is in the background along with its accompanying crew. Also in the background, there are three canoes attached to the left side of pier. The...
Group photo at Park House, Montreal Telegraph & Gents Furnishings & Tailoring 
Images    This black and white photograph shows a total of approximately two hundred children, women, and men posing for a photograph at Grimsby Park. They are standing in the street, on porches of two or three businesses, and the second and third story wrap-around porches of the Park House Hotel. There is...
Children in the road at Grimsby Park circa 1888 
ImagesTextsHas Comment?Has Mystery?  c. 1888  This black and white photograph shows several children in a road (Grand Avenue?) that leads through Grimsby Park. There are cottages lining the right side of the road. Grimsby Park was advertised in many programs as a safe place for children to play unattended. circa 1888 "From the Myrtle A. Bean...
1888 Grimsby Park Programme 
TextsImages  Summer of 1888  This is a 23 page programme, advertising the 1888 programme for the Ontario Methodist Camp Ground Company. It has accomodation listings, park attractions, lecture listings, and advertisements for other companies and organizations such as the Grovedale Park Tabernacle in Kingsville, Ontario. It has...
Park Notes 
TextsNewspapers  July 12, 1888,   A stereoptican and magic lantern are similar to a slide projector.
The Park and the Bus 
TextsNewspapers  "The Park and the Bus," Hamilton Spectator, September 6, 1888  THE PARK AND THE BUS. The funny man of the Hamilton Spectator is the author of the following brilliant, yet truthful, funnigraph : Brer Livingston, of the Grimsby INDEPENDENT, sticks up for the management of Grimsby Park. He says: " Those who know the least about Grimsby Park ...
1889 Grimsby Park Programme 
TextsImagesHas Mystery?  Summer of 1889  This is a 24 page programme, advertising the 1889 programme for the Ontario Methodist Camp Ground Company. It has accomodation listings, lecture listings and advertisements for other schools such as Ontario Ladies' College in Whitby, Ontario. It has 20 numbered pages. This year, the opening...
Lake View Hotel postcard 
ImagesTexts  1890,   This is a sepia toned postcard printed by F.H. Leslie in Niagara Falls. The postcard is a photograph of the Lake View Hotel at Grimsby Beach. It shows the three floors of the hotel with balconies on each floor, trees surrounding the hotel and several ladders coming from the third floor down to the...
Approach from Pier, Grimsby Beach, Ont. 
ImagesTexts  c. 1890,   This postcard shows the wooden steps and pathway leading from the pier to the cottages at Grimsby Park. There are many trees and a row of cottages in the left side background. This image was taken from the area of Victoria Terrace. Note the bunting flags or penants seen hanging from the trunks of...
Park Road Gates to Grimsby Park 
Images  c. 1890,   This postcard shows the ticket booth of Grimsby Park. This booth was located at the south end of Grand Ave, close to the Grand Trunk Railroad station. The trees which lined Grand Avenue are clearly visible in the background.Two women and two men are standing in from of the ticket booth and a man...
Grimsby Beach, the Pride of Canada 
ImagesTexts  c. 1905,  
Willcox Cottage 
ImagesTextsHas Mystery?  c. 1890,   This photograph appears to be a copy of a photographic postcard. The original photograph was oval-shaped and probably on a backing paper. It is labeled Willcox Cottage, Grimsby Park. It shows a two story cottage with many features common to Grimsby Park cottages. It is a board and batten build...
1890 Grimsby Park Program 
TextsImages  Summer of 1890,   This is a twenty page leaflet or pamphlet, advertising the 1890 program for the Ontario Methodist Camp Ground Company. It is accomodation listings, lecture listings and advertisements for other companies such as Bluthner Pianos from Galt, Ontario. It has seventeen numbered pages.
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