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Subject:  Grimsby Park -- History  Item type(s):  Photographs   Sort by:  Relevance
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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 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...
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...
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 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...
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.
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 Pier at Grimsby Beach, Ont. 
ImagesTexts  c. 1900,   This sepia-toned postcard shows the Grimsby Park pier and beach filled with people. The pier was a popular place to go for leisurely walks, social gatherings, and to see and be seen. Sailboats and canoes were available for rent. Part of the ticket booth at the end of the pier is in the lower-right...
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...
Willcox Cottage 
ImagesTextsHas Mystery?  c. 1890,   This photograph appears to be a copy of a photographic postcard. The original photograph was oval-shaped and probably on a backing paper. It is labeled Willcox Cottage, Grimsby Park. It shows a two story cottage with many features common to Grimsby Park cottages. It is a board and batten build...
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...
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...
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...
Lakefront Cottages, Grimsby Beach, Ont. 
ImagesTexts  c. 1925,   This is a postally unused, divided back, black and white postcard. A row of cottages is visible on the left side of this postcard. The rest of the image shows trees and grass. It is probably showing Victoria Terrace. The top porch of the cottage in the foreground is distinct and is shown in other...
Jackson Family Reunion, Picnic Group, Positive Film 
Images  c. 1925,   This is a positive film. It shows approximately one hundred members of the Jackson family at their reunion which was at Grimsby Beach. They are sitting on grandstands.
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