Introduction to Hartland, Wisconsin
Stephen Warren, a real estate broker and builder, was the first settler in the area now known as Hartland. He bought 165 acres of land between Cottonwood and Maple Avenues in 1839, on the land that later became Hartland. The village was named Warren in 1837. After the arrival of a railroad in 1854, the village received its present name. The community was incorporated as a village in 1892.
Hartland and nearby Attractions
- Patrick & Beatrice Haggerty Museum of Art
- Harrington Beach State Park
- Eisner Museum of Advertising & Design
- Aztalan State Park
- Betty Brinn Children's Museum
- Milton House Museum
Things To Do In Hartland
While in Hartland, one can visit parks like Pike Lake State Park, Harrington Beach State Park, Aztalan State Park and Kettle Moraine State Forest. Golfers can enjoy a round at the Bristlecone Pines Golf Club, the Olde Highlander Golf Club and the Wanaki Golf Course. The First Congregational Church, the Lake Country Congregational Church and the Zion Lutheran Church are the local houses of worship. The Milwaukee Art Museum, the East Troy Electric Railroad Museum, the Mitchell Gallery of Flight and the Betty Brinn Children's Museum are all accessible from Hartland as well.
The nearest major airport is General Mitchell International.
Hartland Higher Education
Marquette University, Waukesha County Technical College and Cardinal Stritch University are the nearest colleges and universities.