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Subject:  Summer Resorts; Grimsby Park -- History  Sort by:  Relevance
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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...
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...
Lake View Hotel, home amongst the trees. 
ImagesTexts  c. 1905,   This sepia-toned postcard shows the Lake View Hotel, probably from the front. Directly behind the photographer would be the drop to the shore. It shows the three floors of the hotel, the front porch, and the many trees which surrounded the hotel. There are also a few stumps from removed trees....
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  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...
Mr W.C. Wilkinson at Spoony Bridge 
ImagesTexts  c. 1880,   This black and white photograph shows Spoony Bridge with approximately forty people posing on and around it. Lake Ontario is in the background on the righthand side. Spoony Bridge was also called Spoonery Bridge and Ravine Bridge. It was on the west side of Grimsby Park. Mr. W.C. Wilkinson is in...
Pier, At Grimsby Park, Ontario 
ImagesTexts  c. 1905,   This postcard is tinted and has a white border running along the bottom. It is postally unused. It shows a group of children sitting on the pier and foundation of the pier. There is an older man in slacks, a dress shirt and a tie sitting on the pier along with the children. This was probably a...
Grimsby Park. Canada's Greatest Summer Resort 
TextsNewspapers  "Grimsby Park. Canada's Greatest Summer Resort," The Globe, March 31st, 1900  Saturday Globe, Toronto edition. Vol. LVI., Number 15,683 It is believed that this articles comes from an edition of the Saturday Globe, the weekend printing of The Globe from Utica, New York.
Michelle Teitsma, At the Races, - 1910, 2013, Oil on canvas 
ImagesObjects  2013,   This is a painting that is oil on canvas. It shows well-dressed women, men and children walking on the pier. In the water near them are small sail boats and row boats. There are boat houses on the shore line and Victoria Terrace is visible.
Children in the road at Grimsby Park circa 1888 
ImagesTextsHas Comment?Has Mystery?  c. 1888  This black and white photograph shows several children in a road (Grand Avenue?) that leads through Grimsby Park. There are cottages lining the right side of the road. Grimsby Park was advertised in many programs as a safe place for children to play unattended. circa 1888 "From the Myrtle A. Bean...
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