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General Information

This house is perfect for the architechtural enthusiast because it is representative of a large variety of architechtural styles. With a mix of Italianate, Queen Anne and Romanesque Revival styles, this beautiful Victorian home has everything - 2 storey bay windows, gables, porches, a verandah, and even a tower. It was built around 1880 by Linus Woolverton a fruit farmer since 1798. In addition to growing fruit, Linus was editor of The Canadian Horticulturist, secretary of the Ontario Fruit Growers Association, and Inspector of Experimental Stations. Maplehurst was one of these stations.

Hours of Operation

The Grimsby Historical Society, archives and brochures (call for availability), are located at the Carnegie Commons 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.


Phone: (905) 309-0796


354 Main Street
Grimsby, Ontario
L3M 1S7

GPS Co-ordinates

Latitude: 43.194968037959
Longitude: -79.595138116087
UTM easting: 614146
UTM northing: 4783424



Grimsby Historical Society
Grimsby Archives, Carnegie Commons Building
25 Adelaide Street
Grimsby, Ontario
L3M 1X2
Tel (905) 309-0796