History of the Bancroft Area

History of the Area

Bancroft has a rich history, and there are many reminders of its past scattered throughout the town and surrounding areas. Some of these include the church on Old L’Amable Road, abandoned buildings, and even old rock piles in fields that were once cleared by hand. If you have any stories, facts, or photographs that you would like to contribute to our site, please don’t hesitate to contact us and help add history and memories for others to discover. We are always looking for people who can help us share the history of Bancroft with the world.

Comments (3)

  • Dee Reply

    I’ve recently discovered that my Great Grandfather Leander Hontoon resided in Bancroft and I’m searching for any information or pictures regarding his life or homestead area Thanks

    September 19, 2021 at 1:03 pm
    • Linda S. Reply

      I have information about him but it is an arrest record… Are you sure you want to see it? – Linda

      June 21, 2022 at 10:29 pm
      • Dee Reply

        Absolutely Thanks

        August 4, 2023 at 1:05 pm

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