1925, 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. Dear Pat,
I suppose your holidays are over now & mine are just commencing eh. Am going to Toronto to-morrow & Niagara Falls...
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. 18, 1925, This is a white-bordered postcard which has a divided back and is postally used. The postmark is Toronto, Ont. Postal Term'l A. and is dated Aug 18 1925, 3:30 pm. The front of the postcard shows a photograph of Grimsby Beach in the 1920s. It is the Midway of the Grimsby Beach amusement park era....
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.
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...
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