9724 West Forest Home Avenue, Hales Corners, Wisconsin 53130
Two Years of Prep for One Day of Seeding: Rebooting an Aging Prairie.
Free program on Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 2:00 pm. The sepaker will be Matt Smith, land manager at Riveredge Nature Center. Matt’s talk is titled “Two Years of Prep for One Day of Seeding: Rebooting an Aging Prairie.” We look forward to his insights on site preparation and techniques for creating and restoring native landscapes, many of which we will be able to use here at the Homestead.
Please be sure to join us for this learning opportunity and the chance to socialize with your fellow Homestead members. The meeting is free and open to the public and refreshments will be served.
For current information about the Stahl-Conrad Homestead, a non-profit historical society, please go to Homestead Happenings. There you can access our newsletters and annual reports.
July 31, 2003, Stahl-Conrad Homestead, Inc.,
a non-profit organization, purchased the property at 9724 West
Forest Home Avenue. View maps.
are dedicated to preserving this homestead and its land as a remnant of a bygone
We welcome new and renewing members! Go to Membership.
The Homestead was featured in the front page story of the July 10, 2003 issue of the Hales Corners Village Hub. Read the article.
property includes an 1870s German farmhouse
and adjacent land which was in the ownership of Hans Stahl and his
descendants, the Conrads, from 1869 to 1986. The 2.5 acre site is a
small portion of the original Stahl property. MORE
In 2006 the Stahl-Conrad Homestead was designated a local historic landmark by the Village of Hales Corners.
homestead land itself has great historical
significance. It is located on the former Janesville Plank
a route taken by early settlers as they sought fertile land southwest
of Milwaukee. The property represents what this area once
small, quiet, agricultural.
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