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Subject:  Chautauquas -- Grimsby -- History  Has Mystery?:  Yes   Sort by:  Relevance
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Willcox Cottage 
ImagesTextsHas Mystery?  c. 1890,   This photograph appears to be a copy of a photographic postcard. The original photograph was oval-shaped and probably on a backing paper. It is labeled Willcox Cottage, Grimsby Park. It shows a two story cottage with many features common to Grimsby Park cottages. It is a board and batten build...
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.
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...
Mrs Strachan's Grimsby Beach Cottage 
ImagesTextsHas Mystery?    This is a white-bordered postcard which has a divided back and is postally unused. It shows a Grimsby Park era cottage from the front. The cottage has a wrap-around porch on the first floor and a balcony on the second floor. Above the second floor balcony is a sunburst-shaped fretwork in the...
Big Crowd at Beach on Civil Holiday 
TextsNewspapersHas Comment?Has Mystery?  c1900,   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 Auditorium a Real Classy One. While Civic Holiday passed off quietly in Grimsby, it was by no ...
Single Illustration from Lithograph Sheets, Drawing of Grimsby Park, Ariel View 
ImagesHas Comment?Has Mystery?  c. 1890,   This is a single image from the lithograph sheets of illustrations used in Grimsby Park programs. This illustration was produced post-1886 because of the presence of the temple. The illustration depicts many of the activities and mainstays of a Grimsby Park summer day from the train station...
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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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