150 year old Beckman Mill Ready for 2018 Season

Opening day is set for Saturday, May 5 from noon – 4 p.m. at Beckman Mill County Park, located west of Beloit.  This will begin the season long celebration of the mill’s 150th birthday!  For this special year, any paid membership of $100 or more will receive a limited edition wooden plaque.  Raffle tickets will […]

Metal Drive to Help Restore the 1912 Overland Car

The Friends of Beckman Mill will hold a Metal Drive on May 5, 2018 from noon – 4 at the Beckman Mill in conjunction with their Opening Day festivities.  The proceeds will be used to restore a 1912 Overland car that the group uses for events.

Any scrap metal will be accepted.  Aluminum, brass, cast iron, […]

Volunteers Opportunities at Beckman Mill

Do you love to meet people? Do you like working with your hands? We’d love to have you be part of the fun at Beckman Mill! We’re seeking volunteers to help in various capacities throughout the year. You can volunteer as little, or as much, as you want!

Beckman Mill Park as seen today is a result of the efforts […]

Do Beckman Mill’s Millstones Have Secrets?

Prof. Joe Hannibal, curator of invertebrate paleontology at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, brought a team of geologists and paleontologists to Beckman Mill in May 2015 to study our mill stones. Researchers have learned that the 19th century French stones offer an opportunity to study microscopic fossils that are unknown in North America.

See photos below […]