Grimsby Historical Society
|Record #: NIA1476||Last Modified: 22 Oct 2020||Last Full Update: 22 Oct 2020|
|Primary Contact||Elaine Magri, Administrator and Volunteer Coordinator|
|Alternate Contact||Dorothy Turcotte, Archivist|
|Located In Community||Grimsby|
|Address & Map||
25 Adelaide St
Grimsby, ON L3M 4G5
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|Intersection||Ontario St and Adelaide St|
|Mailing Address||Box 294
Grimsby, ON L3M 4G5
|Service and Access Details|
|Description (Service)||COVID-19: Closed to in-person visits until further notice.
The present day Grimsby Historical Society was formed in 1949 and has since been collecting archival material relating to the history and people of Grimsby. Established to organize and preserve the material and make it accessible to the public.
The collection includes diaries, directories, publications, scrapbooks and family history documents. The organization now has material on the government of North Grimsby Township, as well as several gifts of family histories to help those conducting genealogical research within Ontario.
Also keeps files on more than one hundred area families. Some files containing considerable genealogical information, particularly on the Cline and Nelles families.
Also located at the Archives is a growing collection of resources relative to Grimsby streets and homes.
The Archives has a number of Genealogy Specialists available to assist in discovering family history.
|Hours||Mon, Wed 9 am-3 pm * Fri 9 am-12 noon * All other times by appointment|
|Application||Call or visit. Appointments outside of regular hours are required|
|Fees||Service - $20 per hour to have Archives complete your research request when emailed or telephoned in ; Donation - Donations appreciated ; None - Most services|
|Physical Access||Not Accessible|
|Legal Status||(50) Non Profit|
|Established||GHS 1949 - Archives 1999|
|Service Categories||Archives ; Historical Societies|
Legacy - The Nelles Story - Pioneers, Loyalists, Founding Families by Dorothy Turcotte, $20.
People and Places From Grimsby's Past by Dorothy Turcotte. $20
Annals of the Forty, Vols 1-10, compiled by Ruby Janet Powell. $10 per volume.
Greetings from Grimsby Park. $20
Gleanings From Grimsby, by Dorothy Turcotte, 2007. $25
More Gleanings From Grimsby, by Dorothy Turcotte 2020 $20