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. 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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
May 24, 1918, This postcard was used for correspondence with a Grimsby East postmark dated May 24, 1918. The front is a coloured illustration of people looking out from Victoria Terrace to the lake and pier. A steamship, the ticket booth at the pier and the roofs of a couple boat houses are visible. Front:...
Oct 7, 1908, This is a colored illustrated postcard with an undivided back and was postally used. The front shows the engine of a steam train with several cars, double tracks, telegraph poles, an orchard, and buildings in the background. The season portrayed is summer. On the back is a Grimsby postmark dated...
Nov 9, 1914, This is an illustrated postcard which is postally used. It has a Smithville, Ont. postmark dated No 9, 1914. It shows an illustration of a young newspaper seller shouting out "Extra!!". His right hand is holding up a copy of the newspaper with the headline visible. Front: Daily Morning Bomb
c. 1905 This item is a postcard featuring the coloured illustration of Spoony Bridge at Grimsby Park. This illustration shows the natural aspects of Grimsby Park with all of its towering trees and shoreline. A man is standing on the right side of the bridge, looking down towards the lake. There are...
July 1908 This is an illustrative postcard of Grand Avenue in Grimsby Beach, looking south towards the Grand Avenue gates. The Check Room sign is clearly visible on the right side of the postcard, along with cottages and trees lining both sides of the avenue. Reverse: Hello Honey,
Received your letter very...
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