Niagara Falls Nearby: Vineland, Jordan & Beamsville Ontario<
The agricultural communities of Vineland, Jordan, and Beamsville are part of the Town of Lincoln and have a population of 119,000. These are located along the Southern shore of Lake Ontario, between the Grimsby and the St Catharines. Primary crops growing in the warm protected microclimate at the base of the Niagara Escarpment are orchards of tender fruit, grape vineyards, and vegetables. Primary crops above the Niagara Escarpment include vegetables and various grains. The communities are close to the scenic 200 acre Ball's Falls park which 20 Mile Creek (named for its distance from the Niagara River and the US border) and spectacular falls over the Niagara Escarpment.
Town of Lincoln
Lincoln Business listings
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Vineland, Jordan, and Beamsville area wineries
Vineland, Jordan, and Beamsville Parks and receational pathways
Jordan-Beamsville Fine Dining
Jordan Historical Museum of The Twenty
3800 Main St. (2 Blocks from Heritage Gift Shop)
Jordan ON Canada L0R 1S0
The Jordan Historical Museum situated overlooking the tops of the trees in the valley below, and features two fully-restored historic buildings, an 1816 log house and an 1859 stone school house. Open all year round. Summer hours are 10 am to 5 pm, or by prior arangement. Wheelchair Accessible. Schoolhouse available for private functions year round. Admission by Donation.
Runchey's Tavern Historical Plaque
Located on Regional Road 81 west of Seventeenth St.
905-562-5242 Fax: 905-562-7786 (Contact: Helen Booth)
Robert Runchey, who served with was the British army during the American Revolution, was granted land here in 1791, and bought an inn here in 1802 renamed "Runchey's Tavern" which became a well-known coach stop and local landmark. During the war of 1812, Runchey served as an officer in the Lincoln militia, and was captain of a company of black volunteers from the Niagara peninsula. Runchey died in 1819, but his tavern building survived until the 1970's, when it was destroyed by fire, though its foundation, driveway and landscaping remain.
Ball's Falls Conservation Area - Vineland
This historical park has old cabins, a church, and flour & grist mills. A beautiful nature area with many trails. Picnic area.
|Maple Syrup Days||mid March||Vineland|
|Wood Carvers Heritage Festival||early June|
|Lincoln County Fair||early September||Beamsville|
|Ball's Falls Thanksgiving Festival||early September|| Ball's Falls Conservation Area|
A large outdoor arts & crafts show.