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Entrance Pier, Grimsby Park 
ImagesTexts    This black and white oval image shows four women, two men, and one boy standing in front of the entrance gate and ticket booth on the Grimsby Park pier. The sign on the roof of the wooden structure reads "STR. WILL LEAVE PARK DAILY AT 12:30. JORDAN BEACH RETURN FARE 25 CENTS"
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...
Arrival by Horse and Buggy 
Images  c. 1885,   Two horse-drawn carriages are shown bringing people to Grimsby Park. There are three people standing beside one carriage and four people seated in the other carriage. While those summer visitors from far away could take train or boat to Grimsby Park, many people from the surrounding area would...
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 ...
Grimsby Beach Steamship Service 
TextsNewspapers  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 
Texts  "A Bit of a Row at Grimsby Beach," Grimsby Independent, 1917  A BIT Of A ROW AT GRIMSBY BEACH ... . 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 ...
Grimsby Beach, The Pride of Canada and the Beamsville Social Club 
TextsNewspapers  July 1, 1910,   Grimsby Beach THE PRIDE OF CANADA There is always something doing at this beautiful resort. No admission fee. Free picnic tables and hot water. Plenty of amusement, good refreshment stands, merry-go-round, miniature railway, moving pictures, athletic field, boating, bath- ing ...
Park Notes 
TextsNewspapers  July 12, 1888,   A stereoptican and magic lantern are similar to a slide projector.
Death of Mrs. J.H. Ford 
TextsNewspapers  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 ...
Mr. Wilkinson Honored 
TextsNewspapers  "Mr. Wilkinson Honored," The Independent (Grimsby, Ontario: Livingston, James A.), Aug 1901  Mr. Wilkinson Honored One of the most delightful functions that has ever taken place at Grimsby Park, was held at the Lake View Hotel on Friday evening last, when over one hundred residents of the Park and vicinity gathered in the spacious dining hall, to do honour to the ...
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.
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