Grimsby Historical Society​​​

Preserving and Sharing Grimsby's Past For the Future

Established April 10, 1949, the Grimsby Historical Society is dedicated to promoting historical interest in Grimsby
Grimsby Historical Society is a non-profit organization  operated by volunteers.  Your donation directly supports the ongoing efforts of our volunteers
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Grand Re-opening Celebration of the

September 23, 2017

 Thanks to everyone who came out to check out the Archives at the Carnegie Building!

What a great day!

Today, the community organizations of the Carnegie Library Building, including the Grimsby HIstorical Society, celebrate the reopening of the Carnegie Building.   The improved accessibility and restoration work completed ensures Andrew Carnegie's gift to Grimsby will once again provide an accessible, functional public space where all citizens are welcomed and a sharing of knowledge and our heritage are celebrated for many years to come.

Message from
Fran Chesney, President Grimsby Historical Society
September 23, 2017 Grand Reopening of the Carnegie Library

It is fitting the Grimsby Historical Society Archives are once again home in the Carnegie Library building and ready to serve our community.  Since its inception the Grimsby Historical Society has worked tirelessly to preserve, promote and champion the people, places, and natural environment that forms our rich collective hisory.
We welcome the public to explore the interesting, the curious and the colourful stories of our town.  The dedicated volunteers of the Grimsby Historical Society Archives are ready to open the doors to Grimsby's past.    Welcome to the Carnegie Building of the future.
  1. Photo by Bruce Murdoch
  2. Managing Director
  3. Managing Director

Volunteers Thank the OTF

Volunteers are excited about the approval and implementation of an Ontario Trillium Foundation Grant enabling the purchase and installation of new computer equipment and software.   The OTF is an agency of the Government of Canada and Canada's largest granting foundation.  Over $110 million is awareded annually to some 1000 non-profit and charitable organizations across the province. 

The Grimsby Historical Society is thankful and honoured to be selected as a recipient of an Ontario Trillium Grant.

We know the results of this grant will enable us to continue to Preserve and Share Grimsby's Past for the Future.