2018 Meetings & Events

  1. Monthly GHS Meeting - Grimsby: Beaches, Bakeries & Banks
    7:30pm - Carnegie Building Main Hall -25 Adelaide Street, Grimsby
    Speaker: John Allan, Local Historian John Allan will share the history of Grimsby Beach from 1859 when it was an Ontario Methodist Camp Ground to when it became an amusement park in 1910. John has many stories and photos to share with us.
    21
    March
  2. Monthly GHS Meeting - Wayzgoose: 40 Years On
    7:30pm - Carnegie Building Main Hall - 25 Adelaide Street, Grimsby
    Speaker: Ron Shroder, Chairman, Mackenzie Printery & Newspaper Museum A wayzgoose was, at one time, an entertainment given by a master printer to his workmen each year on or about St. Bartholomew's Day (August 24). It marked the traditional end of summer and start of the season of working by candlelight. Later the word came to refer to an annual outing and dinner for the staff of a printing works or newspaper printers. Join us for the meeting and please bring a friend! Refreshments will be served.
    18
    April
  3. GHS Annual Meeting and Pot Luck Dinner
    6:30pm - St. Andrew's Anglican Church Parish Hall 7 St. Andrews Ave. Grimsby
    Pot Luck Dinner and GHS Annual Meeting Speaker: Liz Driver, Culinary Historian, Campbell House, Toronto
    16
    May
  4. 2018 Grimsby House Tour
    Timeless Treasures
    Saturday May 26, 2018 is the date for the 2018 Grimsby House Tour and you are invited to attend! It will be a memorable day, celebrating local architecture, decor and history. Every house has a unique story. Contact us if you're interested in being an Event Day volunteer!
    26
    May
  5. Doors Open at the Carnegie Building
    Come explore the history of Grimsby
    Volunteers at the Grimsby Historical Society will be participating in Doors Open 2018 at the Carnegie Building. More details to come!
    22
    Sept
  6. WWI In Grimsby
    7pm-9pm
    Join us at the Mountainview Christian Reformed Church for a special evening remembering local citizens who served in WWI. More details to come.
    8
    Nov