In 2021 we are all acutely aware of the value of the medical professionals who work to maintain our health. Even with the necessity of maintaining physical distancing, we have access to the services we need when we experience a health problem or emergency. We can phone or email our […]
This photo is hard to believe! This is the beach at Lakeside Park in the fall of 1993. The photo was taken by Jerry Ogle, a hard-working volunteer with the Kingsville-Gosfield Heritage Society and the Kingsville Archives. Many of you will remember Mr. Ogle, a teacher at several area schools […]
Lakeside Park Pavilion is shown here before its enclosure. The Pavilion was erected in the spring of 1913 by James Countess for $2,250. In 1923, iron shutters were installed to shelter people during storms. Photo courtesy of the Kingsville Archives
Pavilion and Cafe/ Bath House This was the first day of the boardwalk/pier’s opening in July 1930 when it had at least 1,000 people on it several times. About 5,000 people used the boardwalk on the pier extending as far as the sand bar in the lake. Municipal Park and […]
Here’s an aerial view of Cedar Beach. You can see the Cedar Beach Lodge and Cedar Beach cabins. The date of the photo is unknown. Photo courtesy of the Kingsville Archives.
Here’s a beautiful black and white photo of the bath house at Kingsville’s Lakeside Park. You can see the pavilion up above to the left in the background. The date of the photo unknown. Photo courtesy of the Kingsville Archives.
Eleanor Scratch chaperoning the June 1963 Grade 8 Beach Party (Gosfield South Area Public School). This was held on the beach in front of the Lakeshore Terrace Hotel. Nice looking beach! Photo taken by Jerry Ogle
This is a photo of the east dock looking north towards the lighthouse at the top of the hill. The powerhouse and fishing shanties on the dock can also be seen. Date of the photo is unknown. Photo courtesy of the Kingsville Archives
This aerial view of the Kingsville Harbour was taken between 1907 and 1913. In the foreground, the foundation of the 1889 Mettawas Hotel and the 1890 servants’ quarters can be seen on the hill above the waterworks building and the bathhouse. To the rear, the east and west pier of […]
This is a photo of Cedar Creek, showing Mr. Brundritt’s Canoe Rentals, around 1945. If you recognize anyone in this photo, please contact the Kingsville Archives at 226-348-6377 or email email@example.com Photo courtesy of the Kingsville Archives