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Beamsville, Ontario

Beamsville was named after Jacob Beam. Beam, an American who lived in Mansfield, New Jersey. Mr. Beam was staunchly British.

During the U.S. War of Independence he was arrested and forced to pay a fine and forfeit all his lands. Upon securing his freedom he made a journey to the Niagara Peninsula where he was very impressed with what he saw. He returned to the United States where his family still resided and together they returned to the peninsula in 1779.

The Crown granted Jacob Beam 400 acres in Clinton Twp and 350 acres in North Grimsby. As the community continued to grow, Jacob Beam played a significant role in the development of this new village by donating land for a school and the First Baptist Church and cemetery.

Beamsville is a friendly and inviting town between the shores of Lake Ontario and the cliffs of the Niagara Escarpment, well known for its tender fruit production.

Several wineries are located in the area and the town celebrates the Beamsville Strawberry Festival in June. Visit in the spring and take advantage of the amazing displays of fruit blossoms. Blossom Sunday is traditionally the Sunday before Mother’s Day, when the blossoms are usually at their peak.

 
Beamsville is well known for its tender fruit production.

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