Aerial View of Grimsby 1956
Courtesy: The Grimsby Museum
Finding a site on which to build was a challenge. After looking for months, the sites committee heard a rumour about land in Grimsby. The 14-acre lot on the shore of Lake Ontario was an abandoned plum farm with some housing to the east and an apple farm to the west. Importantly, it could be serviced with water, sewers and roads.
Oh, to live out there by the lake! I couldn’t believe it