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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...
Park House, Views of Grimsby Park 
ImagesTexts  circa 1886  This sepia-toned photograph shows a large group of men, women, and children posing on the steps of the Park House Hotel. In the top right-hand section of the photograph, there is a person posing on the balcony of the hotel. The hotel had several steps, at least seven, leading up to the front porch...
Park House and Temple 
Images    This is a street view showing the placement of the Temple, Park House Hotel, and the Check Room in the centre of activity at Grimsby Park.
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...
1888 Grimsby Park Programme 
TextsImages  Summer of 1888  This is a 23 page programme, advertising the 1888 programme for the Ontario Methodist Camp Ground Company. It has accomodation listings, park attractions, lecture listings, and advertisements for other companies and organizations such as the Grovedale Park Tabernacle in Kingsville, Ontario. It has...
Illustrated Historical Atlas of the Counties of Lincoln & Welland Ont. Dedicated by Special Permission to His Excellency the Earl of Dufferin K.P.K.C.B. Governor General Compiled Drawn and Published from Personal Examination and Surveys by H.R. Page Toronto 1876 
ImagesPublication  1971, Section full page, 36-37  This is a two-page illustration from the Illustrated Historical Atlas of the Counties of Lincoln and Welland from 1876. It shows several lithographs. The centre and largest image is of Auditorium Circle which was the main meeting space before the Temple was built in 1888. The other images...
Views of Grimsby Park, Large Group on Steps 
ImagesHas Mystery?  circa 1890  This photograph shows a large group of approximately 150 people at Grimsby Park. They are gathered around and on the steps, which led down to the pier and beach. There are three cottages visible in the background. J.H. Ford, the photographer, had a photography studio at Grimsby Park. Note the...
Horse and Buggies on Fair Ave 
ImagesTexts  c. 1885  This black and white photograph was taken when several horse and buggies and approximately sixteen people were outside in the commercial area of Grimsby Park. A milk canister sits on the horse-drawn wagon seen in the centre of the photograph. The sixteen men stand across the two porches and road...
Grimsby Beach Railroad Station 
Images  c 1930  This black and white photograph features the Grimsby Beach railroad station. The long extension for farmers' produce shoots off down the left side of the photograph, extending beyond the frame of the photograph. There is an empty cart in the background, probably used for hauling produce to the...
Lake House Foundations after Fire 
Images  1918  This black and white photograph shows the aftermath of the Lake View House hotel fire. The stone foundation is evident. People are gathered to look at the ruins. In the foreground, a young girl with a package under her arm stares into the camera.
Crowd outside the Post Office 
Images  c. 1885  This image, probably from a book, shows a crowd of people standing on the steps of the post office (Montreal Telegraph Co.) at Grimsby Beach. The post office was located on Fair Ave and the Park House hotel is in the background.
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...
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