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Saying Good-bye, Grimsby Beach, Ont. 
ImagesTexts  c. 1905,   This sepia-toned white-bordered postcard shows a steamboat departing or arriving at the pier at Grimsby Beach. Several people stand at the far edge of the pier waving to the occupants of the steamer.
Lake View Hotel, home amongst the trees. 
ImagesTexts  c. 1905,   This sepia-toned postcard shows the Lake View Hotel, probably from the front. Directly behind the photographer would be the drop to the shore. It shows the three floors of the hotel, the front porch, and the many trees which surrounded the hotel. There are also a few stumps from removed trees....
The Pier at Grimsby Beach, Ont. 
ImagesTexts  c. 1900,   This sepia-toned postcard shows the Grimsby Park pier and beach filled with people. The pier was a popular place to go for leisurely walks, social gatherings, and to see and be seen. Sailboats and canoes were available for rent. Part of the ticket booth at the end of the pier is in the lower-right...
The Kid's Paradise, Grimsby Beach, the Pride of Canada 
ImagesTexts  1920,   This colour postcard shows children playing on the beach at Grimsby Beach. Many of them are standing or sitting on the small planks which served as piers for the canoes. Others are in the water, in their dark coloured swimsuits, as required. Two boathouses are visible in the background. Front: The...
Park House, Grimsby Beach, Ont. 
ImagesTexts  c. 1890,   This sepia-toned, bordered postcard shows the front of the Park House Hotel. There are several people sitting on the porch and two people walking up the path.
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,...
Park House, Grimsby Beach, Ont. 
ImagesTexts  1920,   This sepia-toned, bordered postcard shows the front of the Park House Hotel. There are several people sitting on the porch and two people walking up the path. The postmark is from Grimsby East post office. Reverse (left): Grimsby Beach Ont. Canada Dear George: This is certainly a fine day and the...
Grimsby Beach, the Pride of Canada 
ImagesTexts  c. 1917,   This coloured postcard shows a moment of leisure at Grimsby Park. There are several small groups of people gathering in the natural setting that was a treasured part of Grimsby Park. Sections of a few cottages are also visible to the right side of the postcard. In the top left hand corner is the...
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...
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...
Mr W.C. Wilkinson at Spoony Bridge 
ImagesTexts  c. 1880,   This black and white photograph shows Spoony Bridge with approximately forty people posing on and around it. Lake Ontario is in the background on the righthand side. Spoony Bridge was also called Spoonery Bridge and Ravine Bridge. It was on the west side of Grimsby Park. Mr. W.C. Wilkinson is in...
The Wharf, Grimsby Beach, Ont. 
ImagesTexts  c. 1900,   This white-bordered, divided back postcard shows a docked steamboat. The pier is crowded with people who have just disembarked. The Union Jack flag is visible on the steamboat. There are a few people on the beach of Grimsby Beach, watching the crowds on the pier. The postcard was not used for...
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...
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.
Grimsby Park. Canada's Greatest Summer Resort 
TextsNewspapers  "Grimsby Park. Canada's Greatest Summer Resort," The Globe, March 31st, 1900  Saturday Globe, Toronto edition. Vol. LVI., Number 15,683 It is believed that this articles comes from an edition of the Saturday Globe, the weekend printing of The Globe from Utica, New York.
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...
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...
Big Crowds at the Beach on Civic Holiday 
TextsNewspapers  c. July 1905,   BIG CROWDS AT BEACH ON CIVIC HOLIDAY Over Six Thousand Amusement Seekers Visited This Beautiful Spot. Macassa Carried Over Three Thousand. Hardy, Gave Performance On Tight Wire. Vaudeville Show in ...
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:...
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