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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...
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.
Saying Good-bye, Grimsby Beach, Ont. 
ImagesTexts  c. 1905,   This sepia-toned white-bordered postcard shows a steamboat departing or arriving at the pier at Grimsby Beach. Several people stand at the far edge of the pier waving to the occupants of the steamer.
The Kid's Paradise, Grimsby Beach, the Pride of Canada 
ImagesTexts  1920,   This colour postcard shows children playing on the beach at Grimsby Beach. Many of them are standing or sitting on the small planks which served as piers for the canoes. Others are in the water, in their dark coloured swimsuits, as required. Two boathouses are visible in the background. Front: The...
Park House, Grimsby Beach, Ont. 
ImagesTexts  c. 1890,   This sepia-toned, bordered postcard shows the front of the Park House Hotel. There are several people sitting on the porch and two people walking up the path.
Poplars and Old Toll Gate, Grimsby Beach, Ont 
ImagesTexts  Aug. 6, 1924,   This sepia-toned bordered postcard shows the ticket gates at the south end of Grand Avenue. Poplar trees line the road. There are six posts set in the middle of Grand Avenue to prevent carriages or cars from using the road. The postmark is from Grimsby East. Front: Poplars and Old Toll Gate,...
Park House, Grimsby Beach, Ont. 
ImagesTexts  1920,   This sepia-toned, bordered postcard shows the front of the Park House Hotel. There are several people sitting on the porch and two people walking up the path. The postmark is from Grimsby East post office. Reverse (left): Grimsby Beach Ont. Canada Dear George: This is certainly a fine day and the...
Grimsby Beach, the Pride of Canada 
ImagesTexts  c. 1917,   This coloured postcard shows a moment of leisure at Grimsby Park. There are several small groups of people gathering in the natural setting that was a treasured part of Grimsby Park. Sections of a few cottages are also visible to the right side of the postcard. In the top left hand corner is the...
The Wharf, Grimsby Beach, Ont. 
ImagesTexts  c. 1900,   This white-bordered, divided back postcard shows a docked steamboat. The pier is crowded with people who have just disembarked. The Union Jack flag is visible on the steamboat. There are a few people on the beach of Grimsby Beach, watching the crowds on the pier. The postcard was not used for...
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