Aug. 1916, GRIMSBY BEACH STEAMBOAT SERVICE
The manager of the Canada Steamship Companies at Toronto and the the agent, Mr. Mark Allan at GRIMSBY Beach are very much disappointed over the limited amount of freight that has been shipped by the steamer Macassa the present season although a very excellent...
"A Bit of a Row at Grimsby Beach," Grimsby Independent, 1917 A BIT Of A ROW AT
The usual quiet of Sunday evening
was disturbed at GRIMSBY Beach on
Sunday, July 8, when the Beach con-
stable and several of the dock hands
from the steamer Macassa got into a
squabble. That was the first stage of
the trouble. The second stage of ...
July 1, 1910,
... fishing just now. Park House
meals, thirty-five cents, Sunday chicken dinner fifty cents.
Come any time; but come especially for the
big opening by the
Beamsville Social Club
JULY 1, 1910
The Greatest Athletic Event in Ontario this Year
See posters later on for full...
September 1917, DEATH OF MRS J.H. FORD
On Saturday, September 15th, a very esteemable lady, in the person of Mrs. J. H. Ford passed away at her home at GRIMSBY East, after being in poor health for several years, at the age of sixty-seven.
The deceased lady was well known in this locality as she had resided ...
...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
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.
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...
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...
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:...
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
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....
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...
c. September, 1915, This is a newspaper advertisement for Professor Johnson's balloon ascension and parachute drop which happened at Grimsby Beach on Labor Day circa 1915. It also features an advertisement for the musical comedy "My Wife's Family" by Mr. and Mrs. W.L. Stewart.
Fall 1910, This black and white photograph shows a young girl, Marjorie Mitchell Metcalfe, standing in front of the Park House Hotel which was located at Grimsby Park.
This postcard is a photograph taken from Victoria Terrace. It shows a group of people waiting for the steamship passengers to disembark. The pier, steamship, and a boat are in the photograph.
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...
...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 sideshows...
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.