"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 ...
July 12, 1888, A stereoptican and magic lantern are similar to a slide projector.
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...
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.
1925, This postcard shows the path that went through the forest of Grimsby Park known as Lover's Lane. Reverse:
The weather is much nicer today.
We spent last evening with Mrs. Mullin (Mullen?).
Feeling fine hope you are too.
Mr Frank Syms
Box 62 Central...
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...
... and text
which reads "On Whose Dominions The Sun Never Sets"....
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...
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.
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.
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....