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Blanchardville Community Pride Incorporated (BCPI)

  BCPI is a vol­un­teer orga­ni­za­tion whose pur­pose is to pro­tect and enhance Blanchardville’s his­tor­i­cally and cul­tur­ally sig­nif­i­cant down­town com­mer­cial area, which con­sists of build­ings dat­ing back to the early begin­nings of the vil­lage and house diverse busi­nesses vital to the life of the com­mu­nity. BCPI was formed in 1997 when the exis­tence of Blanchardville’s […]

Living in Blanchardville

Blan­chardville offers small town life with all the ben­e­fits of a met­ro­pol­i­tan life just steps away. Located just 35 min­utes from Madison’s west side, and about 20 miles from both Dodgeville and Mon­roe, you can be close enough to your work, while hav­ing the com­fort of small town liv­ing. The vil­lage offers a large village […]

History

Blan­chardville had its begin­nings in 1848 when a small group of Mor­mons, bro­ken away from Brigham Young, set­tled on the banks of the Peca­ton­ica at what they deemed to be their Zara­hemla, “City of God”. The river was dammed and a grist mill was built where Blan­chardville His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety stands today. In 1855 Alvin Blanchard, […]