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Subject:  Chautauquas -- Grimsby -- History  Sort by:  Newest date (to oldest)
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Michelle Teitsma, At the Races, - 1910, 2013, Oil on canvas 
ImagesObjects  2013,   This is a painting that is oil on canvas. It shows well-dressed women, men and children walking on the pier. In the water near them are small sail boats and row boats. There are boat houses on the shore line and Victoria Terrace is visible.
Bell Park at Grimsby Beach, Ontario 
ImagesTexts  c. 1940,   This white-bordered colour postcard shows Bell Park circa 1940s. The bell stands in the center of the park on a concrete base. Bell Park, Grimsby Beach, Ontario, Canada On bell: THIS BELL IS FOR CHURCH AND FIRE ONLY.
The Midway -- Grimsby Beach, Can. 
ImagesTexts  Aug. 18, 1925,   This is a white-bordered postcard which has a divided back and is postally used. The postmark is Toronto, Ont. Postal Term'l A. and is dated Aug 18 1925, 3:30 pm. The front of the postcard shows a photograph of Grimsby Beach in the 1920s. It is the Midway of the Grimsby Beach amusement park era....
Lover's Lane, Grimsby, Ont. 
ImagesTexts  1925,   This postcard shows the path that went through the forest of Grimsby Park known as Lover's Lane. Reverse: 11/16/25 Dear L. The weather is much nicer today. We spent last evening with Mrs. Mullin (Mullen?). Feeling fine hope you are too. Love, Doll Sent to: Mr Frank Syms Box 62 Central...
Poplars and Old Toll Gate, Grimsby Beach, Ont 
ImagesTexts  Aug. 6, 1924,   This sepia-toned bordered postcard shows the ticket gates at the south end of Grand Avenue. Poplar trees line the road. There are six posts set in the middle of Grand Avenue to prevent carriages or cars from using the road. The postmark is from Grimsby East. Front: Poplars and Old Toll Gate,...
Edward Bowslaugh's Obituary 
NewspapersGenealogical Resources  Nov 1923,  
Waiting for the Passengers, Grimsby Beach, the Pride of Canada 
ImagesTexts  May 24, 1918,   This postcard was used for correspondence with a Grimsby East postmark dated May 24, 1918. The front is a coloured illustration of people looking out from Victoria Terrace to the lake and pier. A steamship, the ticket booth at the pier and the roofs of a couple boat houses are visible. Front:...
Lake House Foundations after Fire 
Images  1918  This black and white photograph shows the aftermath of the Lake View House hotel fire. The stone foundation is evident. People are gathered to look at the ruins. In the foreground, a young girl with a package under her arm stares into the camera.
Lakefront Cottages, Grimsby Beach, Ont. 
ImagesTexts  c. 1925,   This is a postally unused, divided back, black and white postcard. A row of cottages is visible on the left side of this postcard. The rest of the image shows trees and grass. It is probably showing Victoria Terrace. The top porch of the cottage in the foreground is distinct and is shown in other...
Waiting for the Races, Grimsby Beach, the Pride of Canada 
ImagesTexts  1915  This coloured postcard shows an illustration of Grimsby Beach. The beach and the pier are crowded with people. According to the title written on the postcard, they seem to be waiting for the canoe or swimming races to begin. Both canoes and swimmers are present in the water near the pier. Bunting...
You Don't Know What You're Missing 
ImagesTexts  Nov 9, 1914,   This is an illustrated postcard which is postally used. It has a Smithville, Ont. postmark dated No 9, 1914. It shows an illustration of a young newspaper seller shouting out "Extra!!". His right hand is holding up a copy of the newspaper with the headline visible. Front: Daily Morning Bomb Extra...
The Drive to Grimsby Beach, Canada 
ImagesTexts  Aug. 10, 1914,   This is a sepia-toned postcard with a divided back that is postally used. It has a Grimsby East, Ont. postmark dated Aug 10 1914. It shows a tree-lined dirt road with a railroad track on the other side of the trees. A man is standing in the middle of the road. On the other side of the road there...
Resort Fire Swept 
TextsNewspapers  Aug. 10, 1914,   This is a newspaper article from the Owen Sound area with a short article on the devastating fire which occurred August 10, 1914 in Grimsby Beach.
Wardell Family Picnic 
TextsImagesHas Mystery?  July 1st, 1912,   This is a poster announcing the Wardell Family Reunion on July 1st, 1912. It would be a picnic with speakers and was going to be held at Grimsby Beach. Grimsby Beach was famous for the picnic accommodations they provided.
The Midway -- Grimsby Beach, Can. 
ImagesTexts  1925,   This is a black and white postcard made from a photograph. There is a white trim around the image. The photograph is of the midway at Grimsby Beach which developed in 1910. Dear Pat, I suppose your holidays are over now & mine are just commencing eh. Am going to Toronto to-morrow & Niagara Falls...
Grimsby Beach, The Pride of Canada 
TextsImages  Summer 1911  Gone were the days of the Ontario Methodist Campground; bankruptcy had claimed the Grimsby Park Company. H.H. Wylie, an investor from Cleveland, had purchased the Grimsby Park area in 1910. Wylie turned it into an amusement park with a rollercoaster, balloon ascensions, games, prizes, and...
Scene on Beach, Grimsby Beach, Ont 
ImagesTexts  c. 1910,   This sepia toned, white-bordered postcard shows two people, probably both children, standing on small piers at Grimsby Beach. Next to them in the water are several boats. A boathouse is visible in the background. Scene on Beach, Grimsby Beach, Ont.
Pier, At Grimsby Park, Ontario 
ImagesTexts  c. 1905,   This postcard is tinted and has a white border running along the bottom. It is postally unused. It shows a group of children sitting on the pier and foundation of the pier. There is an older man in slacks, a dress shirt and a tie sitting on the pier along with the children. This was probably a...
Grand Trunk Railway Double Track through the Garden of Canada 
ImagesTexts  Oct 7, 1908,   This is a colored illustrated postcard with an undivided back and was postally used. The front shows the engine of a steam train with several cars, double tracks, telegraph poles, an orchard, and buildings in the background. The season portrayed is summer. On the back is a Grimsby postmark dated...
Grimsby Park, restaurant 
ImagesTexts  Oct. 1908,   This colour illustrated postcard of Grimsby Beach seems to show a restaurant. There is a wooden counter with stools on the porch-side of the counter. The restaurant is at an intersection, probably Grand Avenue and Phelps Avenue (now Lake Street). In the upper-right hand side of the postcard, the...
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