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Subject:  Chautauquas -- Grimsby -- History  Geographic Location:  Grimsby Beach   Sort by:  Relevance
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Two children in front of cottages on Auditorium Circle 
Images  c. 1895,   Two children stand in front of a row of cottages.The children are in dresses and hats and appear to be approximately four years of age. There are several other people on the front porch of the nearest cottage. Each cottage has different details in the woodworking and painting. Most of the cottages...
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 ...
Park Notes 
TextsNewspapers  July 12, 1888,   A stereoptican and magic lantern are similar to a slide projector.
Grimsby Local News, Aug. 13, 1891 
TextsNewspapers  Livingston, James, Grimsby Local News, Aug. 13, 1891, "Grimsby Local News, Aug. 13, 1891," The Independent (Grimsby, Ontario: Livingston, James A.), Aug. 13, 1891  Grimsby Local News --Notice--The country tresurer's office will be closed July 20th, until the 17th of August, 1891. Thomas Keyes, Treasurer of the County of Lincoln. --Geo. F. Little, express engineer on the Kentucky C. R. R., was visiting his father, Benj. Little, a few days last week. --A ...
The Midway -- Grimsby Beach, Can. 
ImagesTexts  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...
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...
Street View Looking Towards the Lake 
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Approach from Pier, Grimsby Beach, Ont. 
ImagesTexts  c. 1890,   This postcard shows the wooden steps and pathway leading from the pier to the cottages at Grimsby Park. There are many trees and a row of cottages in the left side background. This image was taken from the area of Victoria Terrace. Note the bunting flags or penants seen hanging from the trunks of...
Park Road Gates to Grimsby Park 
Images  c. 1890,   This postcard shows the ticket booth of Grimsby Park. This booth was located at the south end of Grand Ave, close to the Grand Trunk Railroad station. The trees which lined Grand Avenue are clearly visible in the background.Two women and two men are standing in from of the ticket booth and a man...
Grimsby Park from Lake Front 
ImagesTexts  1907,   This colored postcard shows the view of Victoria Terrace from the shoreline. The cottages look beautiful and ornate beneath the trees. The steps leading up from the shore and the roof of a boat house are also visible. This would have been one of the first sites a camp-goer would see, if they...
Belle Park, postcard 
ImagesTexts    This postcard is a photograph with a white boarder. Bell Park was the site of many activities in the daily life of Grimsby Park residents. Exercise classes, plays, and programs would all be held here. These people may have been part of the Philadelphia School of Elocuation and Oratory, which often...
Grimsby Beach, the Pride of Canada 
ImagesTexts  c. 1912,   This coloured postcard shows crowds of people relaxing and socializing. The surrounding area depicts the wooded, natural scene that the Grimsby Park company prized. There are three cottages visible in the background. The postmark is from the Grimsby East post office, which was the post office on...
Lake Front, looking east, Grimsby Beach, Ont 
ImagesTexts  c. 1920,   This is a sepia-toned postcard, taken probably from the west end of Victoria Terrace. It shows the shore line, the pier and the front of a cottage.
Grimsby Beach, the Pride of Canada 
ImagesTexts  c. 1905,  
Lover's Lane, Grimsby, Ont. 
ImagesTexts  1925,   This postcard shows the path that went through the forest of Grimsby Park known as Lover's Lane. Reverse: 11/16/25 Dear L. The weather is much nicer today. We spent last evening with Mrs. Mullin (Mullen?). Feeling fine hope you are too. Love, Doll Sent to: Mr Frank Syms Box 62 Central...
Grimsby Park, Bench on Victoria Terrace 
ImagesTexts  1908,   This white-bordered postcards shows an empty bench on Victoria Terrace, looking out over where the Grimsby Park pier was. This lookout area was popular for greeting the newcomers to the park and for watching the activities on the beach. In the background, a few cottages are visible as well as the...
Athletic Grounds at Grimsby Park 
ImagesTexts  c. 1910,   This colour illustrated postcard shows the athletic fields at Grimsby Park. In the background is a line of cedar trees. Many people are on the athletic fields, lining the dirt track which surrounds the fields. In the top right hand corner is the royal coat of arms with the beaver at the top and...
Bell Park at Grimsby Beach, Ontario 
ImagesTexts  c. 1940,   This white-bordered colour postcard shows Bell Park circa 1940s. The bell stands in the center of the park on a concrete base. Bell Park, Grimsby Beach, Ontario, Canada On bell: THIS BELL IS FOR CHURCH AND FIRE ONLY.
Grimsby Park, restaurant 
ImagesTexts  Oct. 1908,   This colour illustrated postcard of Grimsby Beach seems to show a restaurant. There is a wooden counter with stools on the porch-side of the counter. The restaurant is at an intersection, probably Grand Avenue and Phelps Avenue (now Lake Street). In the upper-right hand side of the postcard, the...
Scene on Beach, Grimsby Beach, Ont 
ImagesTexts  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.
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