2018 Meetings & Events

  1. Ontario Heritage Week February 19-25
    6pm-8pm Carnegie Building Main Hall - 25 Adelaide Street, Grimsby
    We invite the community to drop by and visit your Archives during the Ontario Heritage Week. There will be displays and tours of the Archives available. Come see what interesting documents we have preserved for you.
  2. Monthly GHS Meeting - The Life and Times of Joseph Brant
    7:30pm - Carnegie Building Main Hall - 25 Adelaide Street, Grimsby
    Speaker: Valerie Garrett, Educator, Museums of Burlington. The community is invited to a presentation on The Life and Times of Joseph Brant. Through a selection of artifacts from the museum's collections, Valerie Garrett, educator at the Museums of Burlington, will trace Joseph Brant's life from early childhood in a longhouse to retirement at the Head-of-the-Lake in Burlington. Bring a friend or neighbor. Admission is complimentary. Refreshments will be served.
  3. 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.
  4. 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 More details coming soon!
  5. 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
  6. 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!
  7. Grimsby Historical Society Genealogy Conference
    Have you ever wondered about your ancestors? The genealogy specialists at the Grimsby Historical Society invite you to a one-day conference which includes a variety of topics and a cemetery tour. More details to come.
  8. Monthly GHS Meeting - "Show 'n' Tell"
    7:30pm - Carnegie Building Main Hall - 25 Adelaide Street, Grimsby
    Come join the GHS Program Coordinator, Peter Carr-Locke, for an informal evening of Show 'n' Tell. Now is your chance to share your personal treasure with the community and learn about what other members of the community cherish in their collection.
  9. WWI In Grimsby
    Join us at the Mountainview Christian Reformed Church for a special evening remembering local citizens who served in WWI. More details to come.