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"
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...
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," 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 ...
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," Grimsby Independent, 1917 A BIT Of A ROW AT
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 ...
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-
July 12, 1888, A stereoptican and magic lantern are similar to a slide projector.
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," 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 ...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.