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Helen Gibson House

Local quarryman and builder, W.F. Gibson, built the first two cement block homes in Grimsby at 14 and 16 Robinson Street South
in 1912.   In 1921, Mr. Gibson completely rebuilt 14 Robinson Street South.
The building was reconstructed in the classical Georgian style with its long sharply pitched roof, internal chimney, symetrical facade and centre hall layout.  Plaster and stucco were then applied to the cement block. Both of these homes remain as private residences.

Hours of Operation

The Grimsby Historical Society, archives and brochures (call for availability), are located at the Carnegie Building.  They are available by phone or for a visit on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:30 am - 12 noon or by appointment.

Ownership & Management

Private Residence, not open to the public


Helen Gibson House
14 Robinson Street South
Grimsby, Ontario
L3M 3C4


(905) 309-0796

GPS Co-ordinates

Latitude 43.190006538639
Longitude -79.558234213291
UTM easting 617154
UTM northing 4782924


Grimsby Historical Society, Grimsby Archives, Carnegie Commons Building
25 Adelaide Street
Grimsby, Ontario
L3M 1X2
Tel (905) 309-0796
Email ghsarchives(at)beacon.org

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