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Date: 1882 after
Description: Teachers and students pose in front of the public school.
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, as well as the location of a shot tower, houses, stores, and barns. The map is oriented with the north to the left. T...
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.
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: 1840 ca.
Description: A hand-drawn plat map of Mineral Point, Wisconsin showing street layout and location of buildings.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: View, through a cornfield, of people, a store, a sawmill and wagons. Moscow was platted in 1850 by an Englishman, Chauncy Smith, who dammed the Bluemound...
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: A book cover for "Mineral Point: A History" by George Fiedler. The cover illustration is of Shake Rag Street, a popular street for Cornish miners.
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: Mineral Point from a carte-de-visite by the "practical photographer."
Description: Shows parts of northeastern Iowa County, northwestern Dane County, and the extreme southern part of Sauk County "shewing the position of the British Temper...
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: The U.S. Hotel was constructed in 1852 by Hugh Phillips to be used for mercentile purposes, but later transformed into the hotel.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Schoolhouse of District #5 in Pleasant Ridge built on land donated by Isaac Shepard. Both blacks and whites built, attended, and taught at the school. Peop...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Garden City Brewery, built in 1854.
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...
Description: The Van Norman Family seated in front of and standing behind a fence with their frame L-shaped house behind.
Description: Sheet 2 of a Sanborn map of a portion of Mineral Point.
Description: Sketch of the Shot Tower.
Description: The home of S.C. Thomas.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Joseph Spensley's smelting furnace, built in 1861.
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