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Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A restored Cornish miner's house, called Polperro, built in the 1840s, on Shake Rag Street undergoing restoration. The house was temporarily covered with s...


Holsmiller Farm

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Spensley Furnace on the Holsmiller farm.


Brisbane House

Date: 1953 

Description: Dr. William H. Brisbane house, also known as the Thudium house. It was built between 1868 and 1869 from locally quarried stone for Dr. Brisbane, a physici...

Date: 1895 ca.

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

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Iowa County court house, with cars parked on the street.

Date: 1908-08 

Description: Sanborn map of a portion of Mineral Point.

Date: 1925 

Description: An uphill view of a street in the main business district. The right side is lined with buildings. A drug store, a chiropractor and signs for tires and gas....


Wisconsin House

Date: 1909 

Description: Exterior view of the front and side of the Wisconsin House.

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: An aerial view of Mineral Point showing State Highway 23-39 under construction.

Date: 1920 ca.

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

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Cornish Primitive Methodist Episcopal Church.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Iowa County court house with people sitting on the lawn. The wing on the right was added in 1927.


W.C.T.U. Temple

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Women's Christian Temperance Union (W.C.T.U) Temple. The temple is a simple building with a tower with a weather vane above the main e...

Date: 1908 

Description: Sanborn map, sheet 7, of a portion of Mineral Point.

Date: 1915 

Description: View down Main Street. A row of houses is on the left. Horses and a buggy are stationed near a shop with a sign that reads "Schlump Brothers."

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: The second brewery to be built in Wisconsin and the oldest still standing (at the time the photograph was taken).


Main Street

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: View down of Main Street, which is a dirt street passing through the central business district of the town, featuring several storefronts with porches and...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The second Iowa County Court House, built in 1842 and used as such until 1861. The building was torn down in 1913.


High Street

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: High Street in Mineral Point.


Laxey Church

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: Laxey Church, built prior to the Civil War, was named after Laxey in the Isle of Man, from which many of the immigrants had come. There is also a cemetery...

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