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Plan of Ontario Methodist Camp Ground, 1875: Auditorium Circle and Victoria Terrace 
ImagesTexts  May 20th, 1875,   This is the plan for the Ontario Methodist Camp Ground in 1875. This was the first year that the Ontario Methodist Camp Ground owned the land sold to them by John B. Bowslaugh, which was approximately 12 1/2 acres. This map lays out the plots of land the company wanted to lease. They are clustered...
Plan of Ontario Methodist Camp Ground, Blocks B and C, 1875 
ImagesTexts  July 12, 1875,   This map continues the survey of the Ontario Methodist Camp Grounds, plotting the lots for Blocks B. and C., and part of A., D., and F. This map accounts for another approximately 145 lots. Plan shewing the subdivision into Lots of Blocks B. and C. with parts of A. D. F. and a portion of the Park...
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...
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....
Spoony Bridge 
ImagesTexts  c. 1880,   This black and white photograph is of a wooden footbridge that spanned a stream. A two tier railing is on both sides of the bridge. There are three girls standing on the bridge and a woman sitting on the top rail. One of the girls is holding up a doll or puppet. There are trees lining both sides...
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...
In Front of the Lake View House 
ImagesTexts  Summer 1885,   Group photograph of more than one hundred men, women, and children in front of the white porch of the Lake View House. The second story porch of the Lake View House is visible. The gentleman with white facial hair in the centre of the group of people is probably Noah Phelps. Reverse: "Grimsby...
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.
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...
Early Grimsby Park Camp Meetings Auditorium 
Images  c. 1886,   In this oval shaped photograph, wooden benches or pews sit in an open-air auditorium with a few trees scattered amongst them. There are enough pews to seat a few hundred people. Many people are in the the photograph. There are cottages visible in the background as well as raised wooden platforms...
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...
Entrance Pier, Grimsby Park 
ImagesTexts    This black and white oval image shows four women, two men, and one boy standing in front of the entrance gate and ticket booth on the Grimsby Park pier. The sign on the roof of the wooden structure reads "STR. WILL LEAVE PARK DAILY AT 12:30. JORDAN BEACH RETURN FARE 25 CENTS"
Arrival by Horse and Buggy 
Images  c. 1885,   Two horse-drawn carriages are shown bringing people to Grimsby Park. There are three people standing beside one carriage and four people seated in the other carriage. While those summer visitors from far away could take train or boat to Grimsby Park, many people from the surrounding area would...
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...
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...
Park Notes 
TextsNewspapers  July 12, 1888,   A stereoptican and magic lantern are similar to a slide projector.
The Park and the Bus 
TextsNewspapers  "The Park and the Bus," Hamilton Spectator, September 6, 1888  THE PARK AND THE BUS. The funny man of the Hamilton Spectator is the author of the following brilliant, yet truthful, funnigraph : Brer Livingston, of the Grimsby INDEPENDENT, sticks up for the management of Grimsby Park. He says: " Those who know the least about Grimsby Park ...
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...
Lake View Hotel postcard 
ImagesTexts  1890,   This is a sepia toned postcard printed by F.H. Leslie in Niagara Falls. The postcard is a photograph of the Lake View Hotel at Grimsby Beach. It shows the three floors of the hotel with balconies on each floor, trees surrounding the hotel and several ladders coming from the third floor down to the...
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