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Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Sixth plate ferrotype/tintype of a Civil War Soldier. Three-quarter length portrait, perhaps Captain Edward Devlin, of Mineral Point, holding a sword. He s...


High School

Date: 1882 after

Description: Teachers and students pose in front of the public school.

Date: 1881 

Description: Watercolor painting of farm and farmhouse, residence of Mr. Daniel Lewis.

Date: 1889-04 

Description: Sheet 1 of a Sanborn map of a portion of Mineral Point.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Martin and Toay Store in Mineral Point.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Joseph Spensley's smelting furnace, built in 1861.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Lithograph of a map drawn to indicate a mine on land owned by Mineral Point Mining Co. in the lead region of southwestern Wisconsin.

Date: 1838 ca.

Description: Pencil sketch of buildings, including the Post Office.


Odd Fellows Hall

Date: 1838 after

Description: The Odd Fellows Hall, built in 1837-1838, was the first to be built west of the Allegheny Mountains. The cornerstones were laid by Thomas Widley.


Shot Tower

Date: 1831 ca.

Description: Pencil drawing of the Shot Tower.

Map or Atlas

Map of Mineral Point

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: A hand-drawn plat map of Mineral Point, Wisconsin showing street layout and location of buildings.

Date: 1889-04 

Description: Sheet 4 of a Sanborn map of a portion of Mineral Point.


CMSP Locomotive

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View looking down railroad tracks towards the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad locomotive #240, a type 4-4-0. On the right is a steep, rocky bank,...

Date: 1884-08 

Description: Sheet 2 of a Sanborn map of a portion of Mineral Point.

Date: 1836 after

Description: This early to mid-19th century map shows the township and range system, sections, landownership, furnaces, lead mines, copper mines, and roads in the vicin...

Date: 1838 ca.

Description: Pencil sketch of a building owned by the Rodolf family along a commercial street.


S.C. Thomas House

Date: 1898 

Description: The home of S.C. Thomas.

Date: 1840 

Description: This map shows local streets, numbered lots, and part of Blue Mounds Branch. The map reads: "NE 1/4 NW 1/4 Sect. 16 - T5 - R5E." under the title and is dat...

Date: 1875 

Description: Portrait of the Moscow Laseselskab (the Moscow Library Association). Rasmus B. Anderson is probably in the group.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View of a bridge, dam and mill. Moscow was platted in 1850 by an Englishman, Chauncy Smith, who dammed the Bluemound branch of the Pecatonica River to run...

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