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Merchant Shop

This home was originally built as Henry Nelles' merchant shop and granary.  The joinery used to build the house indicates that it was originally constructed by ship carpenters.  The post and beam interior is made of lovely red pine.  At one time this would have been a local gathering place as residents purchased their needed supplies.

Historical

Main Street, East and West
"This main thoroughfare was originally called the Queenston Stone Road, as it extended all the way to Niagara.  It included King Street in Stoney Creek,  King Street in Beamsville, and St. Paul Street in St. Catharines.  Later, it was known officially at Ontarion Highway #8, then as Regional Road 81."  The Streets of Grimsby from A - W

Further Information

Grimsby Heritage Advisory Committee (GHAC).  The Nelles Heritage Driving Tour.  Brochure available online or at the Grimsby Historical Society. 

Ownership & Management

Private Residence, not open to the public

Address

Merchant Shop
127 Main Street West
Grimsby, Ontario
L3M 1S1

Telephone

(905) 309-0796

GPS Co-ordinates

Latitude 43.19281704700
Longitude -79.56691830770
UTM easting 616443.00
UTM northing 4783224.00

Administration

Grimsby Historical Society, Grimsby Archives
Carnegie Commons Building
25 Adelaide Street
Grimsby, Ontario
L3M 1X2
Tel (905) 309-0796
Email archives@grimsbyhistoricalsociety.com
Website www.grimsbyhistoricalsociety.com

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