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Phone : (519) 423-6554
Your Host(s) : Canada Post

Beachville, ON (Nearby: Ingersoll, Salford, Embro, Woodstock, Mount Elgin)

434794 Zorra Line
Beachville, Ontario
N0J 1A0

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Ontario Tourism Region : Southwestern

Description From Owner:
  • Pop. 875. In West Oxford and North Oxford Ts., Oxford C., on the Thames R. and C. Rd. 9, 6 km. SW of Woodstock.
  • The first settler was John Carroll, who came from New Jersey in 1784. Beachville was named by its fIrst postmaster, William Merigold, in 1832, to honour Andrew Beach, owner of the fIrst grist mill.
  • Beachville proudly claims to be 'Home of Baseball' because the fIrst recorded game of baseball took place here a year before Abner Doubleday 'invented' the game in Cooperstown, NY.
  • The game, on June 4, 1838, is described in detail in a letter written by Dr. Adam Ford of Denver, CO., who grew up in St. Marys and was among spectators at the game.
  • His original letter is in Cooperstown's Baseball Hall of Fame, but officials there have never formally recognized Beachville's claim.
  • (Information on the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is found under the listing for St. Marys).

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  • Delmer, 25km
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Nearby Lakes:
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  • Hodges Pond, 8km
  • Embro Pond, 11km
  • Mud Lake, 15km
  • Trout Lake, 16km
  • Spring Lake, 19km
  • Trotters Lake, 18km
  • Fowlers Pond, 18km
  • Buchanan Lake, 19km
  • Buck Pond, 20km
  • Park Haven Lake, 19km
  • Maple Lake, 20km
  • Sunova Lake, 19km
  • Lake Whittaker, 22km
  • Harrington Pond, 21km
  • Pine Pond, 20km
  • Lake Lisgar, 26km
  • Wildwood Lake, 24km
  • St. Josephs Lake, 27km
  • Mill Pond, 23km
  • Mud Lakes, 24km
  • Cooley Pond, 22km
  • Mill Pond, 26km
  • Beattie Pond, 26km
  • Shakespeare Pond, 32km
  • McCarthy Lake, 32km
  • Foster Ponds, 27km
  • Burgess Lake, 27km
  • Lake Victoria, 34km
  • Levey Lake, 29km
  • Fanshawe Lake, 29km
  • Tennants Pond, 33km
  • Lake Hunger, 31km
  • Hofstetter Lake, 39km
  • Spongy Lake, 39km
  • Pond Mills, 34km
  • Alder Lake, 38km
  • Springwater Pond, 42km
  • White's Pond, 42km
  • Westminster Ponds, 35km
  • Walkers Pond, 36km
  • Watson Pond, 38km
  • Sunfish Lake, 45km
  • Jedburgh Pond, 38km
  • O'neals Pond, 36km
  • Paradise Lake, 47km
  • Watts Pond, 37km
  • Little Turnbull Lake, 39km
  • Turnbull Lake, 39km
  • Reid's Lake, 41km