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Putting Down Roots | A four-part series

845 Hackett Street, Beloit, WI 53511

Putting Down Roots
Putting Down Roots

Learn about Beloit's immigrants through their eyes...


The Beloit Historical Society, in partnership with the Wisconsin Historical Society, will host a four-part series on Beloit's changing population. These educational sessions will include ethnic food samples, native speakers, artifacts, clothing, and more.


Cost is $13 per session for members and $15 for non-members. Purchase all four together for $45 or $55 respectively. Use the PayPal button below to pay online or call our office between noon and 4 p.m. at 608-365-7835. Email or call us with questions!


If you are purchasing seats at only one session, please indicate the session by choosing it in the option dropdown.

Putting Down Roots Session
Single Session Selection
As It Was in the Beginning: Native Americans & First Settlers of Beloit

Saturday, January 28: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
$13 members, $15 non-members


African Americans Settle in Beloit

Saturday, February 25: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
$13 members, $15 non-members


The Tide of Immigration Begins

Saturday, March 25: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
$13 members, $15 non-members


Beloit: New Home to Hispanic Immigrants

Saturday, April 29: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
$13 members, $15 non-members


Volunteer Recognition Luncheon | April 12, 2017

845 Hackett Street, Beloit, WI 53511

Noon to approx. 1:30 p.m.



Victorian Fashions
Volunteer Recognition Luncheon
April 12, 2017 at noon

Volunteers, please RSVP for your complimentary reservation by March 31, 2017. Call 608-365-7835 or email us.

Ticket Type

Complimentary for our volunteers. Members and non-members welcome.

Please join us for our annual volunteer luncheon at the Lincoln Center on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Lunch will be served at twelve noon with a program following. Vicki Ruthe Hahn, Public Services Librarian from the Beloit Public Library, will present "What Our Ancestors Wore." Come for lunch and enjoy a wonderful presentation. You are welcome to come in period clothing.


Annual Meeting and Presentation | May 19, 2017

845 Hackett Street, Beloit, WI 53511



More information coming soon.

Stateline Small Museums Conference | May 20, 2017

Beloit, WI 53511


More information coming soon.

Victoria's Secrets | June 24, 2017

845 Hackett Street, Beloit, WI 53511


More information coming soon.