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Landing Dock, Grimsby Beach 
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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...
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.
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...
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...
Pier, Steamer and Crowds Negative 
Images  c. 1890,   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.
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....
The Piazza of Lake View House Hotel 
Images  c. 1900,   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...
Beach, Grimsby Beach, Ont. 
ImagesTexts    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 background. A boat house is visible as well...
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...
Mrs Strachan's Grimsby Beach Cottage 
ImagesTextsHas Mystery?    This is a white-bordered postcard which has a divided back and is postally unused. It shows a Grimsby Park era cottage from the front. The cottage has a wrap-around porch on the first floor and a balcony on the second floor. Above the second floor balcony is a sunburst-shaped fretwork in the...
Steamer Macassa at Grimsby, Canada 
ImagesTexts  c. 1915,   This is a sepia-toned postcard with a divided back and is postally used. It has a Grimsby, Ont. postmark with an illegible date. The postcard is a photography of Grimsby Beach and pier area. There is a steamboat which has docked at the pier, and people are disembarking. There are people on the...
Lake Ontario at Grimsby 
ImagesTexts    This is a postally unused colored postcard depicting the beach at Grimsby Beach. It shows a stretch of sand and water with a few people on the beach. Front (top): Lake Ontario at GRIMSBY Front (bottom): F.H. Leslie, Ltd. Niagara Falls
Houses on Second Street 
ImagesObjects  c. 1980,   This is a linocut by Dirk Vermeulen. It is black ink on cream paper and is number 14 of 25. It shows houses and a road on Second Street in Grimsby Beach. The cottages are on the right hand side of the road. 14/25, Houses on Second Street, artist's signature
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.
Views of Grimsby Park: Spooney Bridge 
ImagesTexts  c. 1890,   This is a negative of a photograph of a photograph by J.H. Ford. It shows Spooney Bridge which was located lakeside on the west side of Grimsby Park. There are two men and a child on a tricycle standing on the grass while a woman and a child stand on the bridge. All are facing the photographer....
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.
Edward Bowslaugh's Obituary 
NewspapersGenealogical Resources  Nov 1923,  
Big Crowd at Beach on Civil Holiday 
TextsNewspapersHas Comment?Has Mystery?  c1900,   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 Auditorium a Real Classy One. While Civic Holiday passed off quietly in Grimsby, it was by no ...
Old Maid's Hall 
ImagesTexts  c. 1890,   This sepia-toned photograph is on a stiff paper backing. It shows a group of approximately thirty people gathered for a photograph at Grimsby Park. Some of the leisure activities are included in this photograph such as the bicycle, guitar, and possibly a canoe oar. The reverse includes a listing...
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