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Outside the Post Office 
ImagesHas Comment?  c1890,   This is a sepia-toned photograph in which two young men and a child are photographed on Phelps, now called Fair Avenue, in Grimsby Park. One man is sitting in a horse-drawn carriage. There is a sign in the window of the post office which is advertising Burdock Blood Bitters. The photograph...
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...
9th Street View at Grimsby Park 
Images  c. 1890,   This photograph shows a street view of Grimsby Park. There are several groups of people posing for this photograph. Some of them appear to be spending their leisure time at this intersection. The background shows a row of cottages. In the centre of the photograph is a multi-sided bulletin board.
Grimsby Park : We have always maintained... 
NewspapersTexts  Livingston, James A., Grimsby Park : We have always maintained..., "Grimsby Park : We have always maintained...," The Independent (Grimsby, Ontario: Livingston, James A.), Thursday April 24, 1890 
The Park House Hotel and the Temple 
Images  c. 1890,   This black and white photograph, taken on the northwest corner of the Park House Hotel, shows approximately thirty people standing on the street and porch of the hotel. In the background, the temple is the dominant feature. Its sloped dome roof extends to thirty metres high and a cupola crowns it,...
Grimsby Park Season Ticket, 1893 
TextsImages  Summer 1893,   This is a paper ticket, measuring 14.5 cm by 8.5 cm. It states that it is a complimentary season ticket, number 203 for the 1893 season at Grimsby Park. There is a print to the right side of the ticket of the Grimsby Park Pier. A W. Painter & Wife are to be admitted to the grounds. It is signed...
The Pier, Grimsby Beach, Ontario. 
ImagesTextsHas Comment?  c. 1940s,   This is a white-bordered colored postcard with a divided back and is postally unused. It shows an illustration of the dilapidated Grimsby Beach pier as it appeared mid-19th century. There is a wooden lifeguard stand on the beach and a wooden building on the left-hand side of the postcard. The...
Single Illustration from Lithograph Sheets, Drawing of Grimsby Park, Ariel View 
ImagesHas Comment?Has Mystery?  c. 1890,   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...
Picnic Group on steps of Victoria Terrace 
ImagesHas Comment?Has Mystery?    This black and white image shows approximately two hundred Grimsby Park visitors posing on the steps of Victoria Terrace. There are three cottages in the background. Note the two women with canoe paddles in the front row. Canoeing was a common diversion at Grimsby Park.
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...
Driveway in Grimsby Park, Ont 
ImagesTexts  August 23, 1908  This is a coloured postcard with a divided back. It was used with a Grimsby Park, Ont. postmark dated Aug 24, 1908. The postcard illustration shows a road with three people standing in the background. On the left-hand side are several cottages and a possible storefront. There is a bicycle leaning...
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...
Bridge and Lake, Grimsby Park, Ont. 
ImagesTexts  c. 1905  This item is a postcard featuring the coloured illustration of Spoony Bridge at Grimsby Park. This illustration shows the natural aspects of Grimsby Park with all of its towering trees and shoreline. A man is standing on the right side of the bridge, looking down towards the lake. There are...
Illustrations used in Grimsby Park Programmes 
Images    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...
Illustrations used in Grimsby Park Programmes 
ImagesTextsHas Comment?Has Mystery?    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....
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...
Grimsby Park Programme, 1897 
PublicationTexts  Summer 1897  This is the 1897 program for Grimsby Park. It is an interesting structure. It folds up compactly to 10.8 centimetres by 18.3 centimetres but is read by unfolding twice so that each page is twice the size of the cover. Local identifier is 2010-300-03
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...
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