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Date: 1930 ca.

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.

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Odd Fellows Hall

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date: 1895 ca.

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

Date: 1932 

Description: The home of Henry Plowman, the co-founder of a local newspaper, The Miner's Free Press. The house was erected in 1855-1856 and was reportedly later occupie...

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Village Across Pond

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A view of the village from a nearby bluff across a pond.

Postcard

Castle Rock

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Looking up toward Castle Rock in Mineral Point.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: St. Paul's Irish Catholic Church, erected in 1855.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view across road of the Iowa County Courthouse.

Photograph

Odd Fellows Hall

Date: 1930 ca.

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

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Mineral Point Opera House and City Hall from across the street.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: An interior view of a room in Pendarvis House. To the right of the fireplace is a dresser in the corner. On the left of the fireplace is a drop-leaf table....

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Polperro House

Date: 1940 ca.

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...

Date: 1948-06-07 

Description: Newly selected Alice in Dairyland, Margaret McGuire, receiving an orchid from Virginia Palan, legionnaire and WAVE (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency...

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Decorative plasterwork in the Mineral Point Opera House showing stage and painted curtain in background.

Date: 1870 

Description: A map of Iowa County, Wisconsin mounted on cloth that shows the villages of Avoca, Mifflin, Linden, Arena, Helena Station, Highland, Dodgeville, as well as...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A woman demonstrating how Shake Rag Street got its name, with the restored Cornish miner's house, called Polperro, behind her. The house was temporarily co...

Date: 1906 

Description: Rear elevation of the West Cottage Hillside Home School, the school run by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of architect Frank Lloyd Wright. In 1902 Wrigh...

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Train Depot

Date: 1921 

Description: View down platform of people waiting outside the train depot. A train is approaching the terminal on one set of tracks, and a number of train cars are on a...

Date: 1936 

Description: A portion of the gardens at Taliesin, the summer home of architect Frank Lloyd Wright and the Taliesin Fellowship. A small portion of the walls of Taliesi...

Date: 1948-06-07 

Description: Governor Rennebohm placing a wreath of red roses on the head of Highland's Margaret McGuire, who was selected as Wisconsin's first Alice in Dairyland. Marg...

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