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Description: View of a room in Pendarvis House. There is a map of Cornwall over the fireplace. A bedwarmer and a bellows sit at the base of the hearth.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: The dining room in the Cornish Pendarvis home.
Description: Exterior of stone house, built about 1830.
Description: A restored Cornish miner's house, called Polperro, on Shake Rag Street. The house was temporarily covered with siding, but after restoration the siding was...
Description: A Cornish house on Shake Rag Street.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: The dining area of the Cornish Pendarvis home, now owned by Robert M. Neal.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: The home of Moses Strong, a prominent attorney, politician, speculator and land agent who moved to Wisconsin Territory and settled in Mineral Point in 1836...
Description: Room on the second floor in Polperro House. In the center is a stairwell up to the next floor, a bookshelf in the right corner, and a portrait of a man abo...
Date: 1932 ca.
Description: The home of Alex Wilson.
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.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Shake Rag Street, showing Cornish miner's homes. The street was formerly called Hoard Street in honor of R.C. Hoard who was stationed at Fort Defiance duri...
Description: The home of a Cornish miner in Mineral Point.
Date: 1967-06 ca.
Description: View from field of a small town skyline, as seen from across a hollow. A large tree stands in the foreground and a church steeple is prominent in the backg...
Date: 1945 ca.
Description: Pendarvis and Trelawny, Cornish miners' houses on Shake Rag Street.
Date: date unknown
Description: The Pendarvis house, a Cornish home on Shake Rag Street.
Description: The Cornish homes of Pendarvis and Trelawny on Shake Rag Street.
Description: On Shakerag Street. Two houses, both of stone, behind a wood fence and a low stone wall along a sidewalk. The house on the right is two stories, the left...
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: Exterior view of Pendarvis House.
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