Beck Brewery – IL 224a

Beck Brewery opened in 1849 and closed in 1854 it was open for 5 years. Breweries that are only open for a couple of years like this did not have a long time to produce advertising and collectibles so they tend to be more scarce than breweries with more longevity. As a Pre-Prohibition Brewery, any advertising items or collectibles are likely to be valuable and desirable to collectors as they tend to be hard to find. Beck Brewery was located in Freeport, IL, which only had 5 breweries, so there are not many that that were producing breweriana items. Local collectors may pay a small premium over national or general collectors because of a lack of local items.

  • Address Information: northwest corner Adams & Jackson Sts
  • Brewery Owner: McGee Brothers

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Breweries listed under Freeport, IL 224

Brewery IDBrewery NameStart DateEnd Date
IL 224aBeck Brewery18491854
IL 224bWade Brewery18541856
IL 224cFreeport Brewery18581869
IL 224dBaier & Seyfarth Brewery18691891
IL 224eBaier & Ohlendorf Brewery18911912
IL 224fB. & 0. Brewery19121920
IL 224gOhlendorf Brewery19341934

Breweries listed under Freeport, IL

Brewery IDBrewery NameStart DateEnd Date
IL 223aKnipschild Brewery1845Unknown
IL 224aBeck Brewery18491854
IL 225aJos. Milner & Bros. Brewery18641884
IL 226aA. Stevens & Co. Breweryc18651885
IL 227aM. Matthew Schmich & Co. Wm. Huber Brewery1888c1895