Beaumont Hop House

Beaumont Hop House (HM1G4I)

Location: Hartland, WI 53029 Waukesha County
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N 43° 7.819', W 88° 20.129'

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Growing of hops for commercial beer making purposes was important in Waukesha County agriculture during the 1860 and for several decades thereafter. They were introduced here from New York by James Weaver of Sussex in 1837.

The Beaumont hop house of fieldstone construction covered by mortar, circa 1875, is 18 feet square and 32 feet high. A stove on the first floor was used to create heat which would rise and pass through the slatted second floor on which hops were placed to dry.

Ephram Beaumont (1834-1918) was prominent in local & county government and the County Agricultural Society.
HM NumberHM1G4I
Marker Number16-01
Year Placed1974
Placed ByWaukesha County Historical Society.
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 7:23am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 391376 N 4776151
Decimal Degrees43.13031667, -88.33548333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 7.819', W 88° 20.129'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 7' 49.14" N, 88° 20' 7.74" W
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Area Code(s)262, 414
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 600-698 Co Rd Ef, Hartland WI 53029, US
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