Beckman Mill & County Park

BEckman Mill Heritage Days
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Beckman Mill picnic
Beckman Mill
Beckman Mill Encampment
View Website Favorite (3) 11600 S County Road H - Beloit, WI 53511
Information: 608-751-1551

May-Oct: Sat & Sun 1pm-4pm tours

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Bring a picnic lunch and sip lemonade by the old mill stream after you tour Beckman Mill. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Beckman Mill is one of Wisconsin's only restored, working gristmills. Built in 1868, the mill has been restored to how it looked and operated in its hey days of the 1920's. On the grounds of the 50-acre Beckman Mill County Park you will see an authentically restored 1868 grist mill, a new dam, mill pond, fish ladder, foot bridge, saw mill display, 1840's cooperage, visitor center, gift shop, creamery, blacksmith shop, picnic shelter, vintage garden, nature trail and more. A must visit during Progress Days in the Spring and Heritage Days in the Fall. Park open daily for picnics and available for weddings and family reunions. Checkout website for great special events held in the park.
  • Features
    • On Water
  • History/Heritage Type
    • Early Industry
    • Military Heritage
    • Wisconsin History
    • European Heritage

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South Pacific 4/20/2017 - 6/04/2017 Fort Atkinson - 32.23 miles away
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Historic Preservation Month & Archaelogy Month 5/01/2017 - 5/31/2017 Madison - 40.33 miles away
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People of the Woodlands: Wisconsin Indian Ways 11/06/2009 - 12/31/2019 Madison - 40.39 miles away

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