History

1976 First draw for cottage lots held for Black’s Point, Phase I
1977 Draw for Black’s Point Phase II lots
1978 Draw for Black’s Point Phase III lots
1979 Our first AGM.  Membership dues were $1.00 per year.
1980 Draw for Island View North & South and North Cliffs lots
1980/81 Hydro became available to cottages in the Black’s Point area
1981 First Annual Grindstone Days on August long weekend.
1984 Draw for South Beach lots
1984 Radio pay phone installed in Black’s Point.
1987 Individual phone lines are available for cottages.
1990’s Black’s Point loop trail was developed as a joint project between the cottagers and parks branch.
1990’s Fire Shed & equipment was set up and cottage owners trained in fire fighting.  It is now located beside the General Store.
1990’s Little Grindstone Harbour Authority formed to operate the marina.
1998 Grindstone General Store was opened.  It is owned and operated by Don & Sandy Bridges, cottage owners.
2000 Willow trail was developed as a joint project between the cottagers and Parks branch to establish a trail from Black’s Point up to Little Grindstone Beach.
2002 Little Grindstone Beach play structure was installed another joint project.
2008 “Go Greener Grindstone” plan was adopted at our AGM to encourage cottagers to leave a smaller footprint on our environment.
2009 911 Service is now available in our park.






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