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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...
Jackson Family Reunion, Picnic Group, Positive Film 
Images  c. 1925,   This is a positive film. It shows approximately one hundred members of the Jackson family at their reunion which was at Grimsby Beach. They are sitting on grandstands.
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:...
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.
Prof. W.E. Church's balloon 
TextsNewspapers  May 10, 1911,   Prof. W. E. Church's balloon being filled with gas preparatory to his ascension. The Prof. will make a real old time ascension and parachute drop at Grimsby Beach on May 24th....
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....
Fair Ave 
ImagesObjects  c. 1980,   This is a linocut or woodcut by Dirk Vermeulen. It is ink on paper and is number 10 of 28. It shows Fair Avenue which was named after the caretaker of Grimsby Beach starting in the 1910s, George Fair. The linocut shows cottages and a stop sign. 10/28, Fair Ave, artist's signature
Statutory Lease with Mrs. Phebe Glass of London, fragment 
TextsGenealogical Resources  Aug. 17, 1878,   This is a copy of fragment of a statutory lease from The Ontario Methodist Camp Ground Company to Mrs Phebe Glass of London, Ontario. It is dated Aug. 17, 1878. It is a lease for 999 years. There is a modern note at the bottom indicating that this lease was for "6 -- Victoria Terrace & #1 Block D....
Statutory Lease of Lot 331, October 1889. 
TextsGenealogical Resources  October 1, 1889,   This is a lease dated October 1st, 1889 which sells Lot Number 331 to Mr. Thomas Carscadden of Galt, Ontario. The property was leased for 999 years, as was the custom with the Ontario Methodist Camp Ground Company leasing. It cost Mr. Carscadden $500 the first year and one peppercorn every year...
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...
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