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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...
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...
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...
Pier Ticket Booth 
Images  c. 1890  This sepia-toned postcard shows the pier at Grimsby Beach circa 1890s. The foreground depicts two men wearing black suits and two women wearing white dresses, all of whom are standing on the pier. The two women are holding canoe paddles. Posing in the sand, in front of them, are two children....
The Pier, Grimsby Beach, Ont postcard 
ImagesTextsHas Mystery?    This is a postcard which is a picture of the pier at Grimsby Beach. The pier is filled with people. There are sailboats and canoes in the water, a few children are standing in the water, and there are several people on the beach. In the foreground of the photograph near the pier, there is a large...
View from Lake View Hotel, Grimsby Beach, Ont 
ImagesTexts  Summer 1890  Lake View Hotel offered a beautiful view of Victoria Terrace, which was both a gathering spot and the entry point for those visitors who travelled by boat. This postcard shows the tree-lined terrace as well as the lake view.
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