Hanchett-Bartlett Homestead

The Hanchett-Bartlett Homestead, an 1857 Victorian farmstead, is located at 2149 St. Lawrence Ave. in Beloit. The historic site features the home of James Hanchett, a pioneer contractor and builder of dams, who came to Beloit in 1840. He built dams in Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin, including the first dam across the Rock River at Beloit in 1844.

Hours of Operation

June through mid-September: Saturdays 1:00 pm-4:00 pm.

History/Heritage Type

  • Wisconsin History