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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,  
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...
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...
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...
Grimsby Park from Lake Front 
ImagesTexts  1907,   This colored postcard shows the view of Victoria Terrace from the shoreline. The cottages look beautiful and ornate beneath the trees. The steps leading up from the shore and the roof of a boat house are also visible. This would have been one of the first sites a camp-goer would see, if they...
Driveway to Grimsby Park, Ont., postcard 
ImagesTexts  July 1908  This is an illustrative postcard of Grand Avenue in Grimsby Beach, looking south towards the Grand Avenue gates. The Check Room sign is clearly visible on the right side of the postcard, along with cottages and trees lining both sides of the avenue. Reverse: Hello Honey, Received your letter very...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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:...
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,...
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...
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