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MILESTONE ~ In November 2009 the BCLG reached an important milestone in our project when the City of Hamilton agreed to begin the process of taking ownership of the light station site. Read more….


Coming soon! Heritage Month – Burlington BCLG Display, and the BCLG website launch! Read more...

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A note on the panoramic image at the top of this page. Click anywhere on the image to explore the Beach Canal Lighthouse environs, or use the buttons to navigate. To view a high-resolution panorama, click here.


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Welcome to the home of the Beach Canal Lighthouse Group! Our website is dedicated to the Beach Canal District at the entrance to Hamilton Harbour, and to showcasing two hundred years of commerce, industry, sport and nature conservancy on Burlington Bay.

At our March 2015 General Meeting Sandy Thomson premièred his short video Berwick and the Beach, a précis of the life of his great grandfather, the first keeper of the stone lighthouse. Click this link to watch the video on YouTube. Check out this and other stories on our news page.

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us. In the meantime, please browse our website to learn more about our group.