Plan of Ontario Methodist Camp Ground, 1875: Auditorium Circle and Victoria Terrace
Description
Creator
DeCew, Edmund, Esq P.L.S., Surveyor
Media Type
Image
Text
Item Types
Measured drawings
Maps
Description
This is the plan for the Ontario Methodist Camp Ground in 1875. This was the first year that the Ontario Methodist Camp Ground owned the land sold to them by John B. Bowslaugh, which was approximately 12 1/2 acres. This map lays out the plots of land the company wanted to lease. They are clustered around the auditorium circle, to the east of auditorium circle, along Victoria Terrace and extending west along the lakeshore. Lake Ontario is to the north and John B. Bowslaugh's land is to the south. The size and space for approximately 125 plots are noted as are reserved lands for public use.
Inscriptions
Plan of the Ontario Methodist Camp Ground, Situated upon Lots No. 3 in the Broken Front and the First Concession of the Township of Grimsby
Date of Original
May 20th, 1875
Dimensions
Width: 75 cm
Height: 59.4 cm
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 75cm
Image Height: 59.4cm
Map Scale:
Fifty feet to 1 inch
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
DeCew, Edmund, Esq. Provincial Land Surveyor (1812-1892)
Local identifier
2007-282-02-07
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.1942909202624 Longitude: -79.5251852380371
Donor
Grimsby Historical Society Archives
Copyright Statement
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Location of Original
Grimsby Historical Society Archives
Contact
Grimsby Chautauqua
Email:gen-library@grimsby.ca
Website:
Agency street/mail address:
18 Carnegie Lane
Grimsby, ON L3M 1Y1
905.945.5142
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Plan of Ontario Methodist Camp Ground, 1875: Auditorium Circle and Victoria Terrace


This is the plan for the Ontario Methodist Camp Ground in 1875. This was the first year that the Ontario Methodist Camp Ground owned the land sold to them by John B. Bowslaugh, which was approximately 12 1/2 acres. This map lays out the plots of land the company wanted to lease. They are clustered around the auditorium circle, to the east of auditorium circle, along Victoria Terrace and extending west along the lakeshore. Lake Ontario is to the north and John B. Bowslaugh's land is to the south. The size and space for approximately 125 plots are noted as are reserved lands for public use.