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Date: 1895 ca.

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

Photograph

Small Town Skyline

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: 1920 ca.

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

Date: 1971-12 

Description: An abandoned farm house located on Highway 39 between Linden and Mineral Point.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: An exterior view of Cornish miners' houses along the side of a street.

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First National Bank

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The First National Bank that was the Iowa County Building between 1843 and 1860, then the W.T. Henry Bank and post office.

Photograph

High Street

Date: 1960 after

Description: View of businesses on High Street, including the Rexall Drugstore on the left corner. One can also see a glimpse of the City Hall, directly across the stre...

Date: 1955 ca.

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

Photograph

Fountain Street

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Fountain Street looking west.

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Old Stone House

Date: 1929-12 

Description: Exterior of stone house, built about 1830.

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...

Date: 1935 ca.

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

Date: 2008 

Description: Manufactured by the Milwaukee Corrugating Company, Josiah Paynter's filling station at 110 South Chestnut Street was the first in Mineral Point.

Date: 1935 

Description: The front door of the Harris cottage.

Photograph

Polperro House

Date: 1945 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: 1940 ca.

Description: A cottage on the corner of Fountain Street and Chestnut Street.

Date: 1929 

Description: View across street of the three-story grade school.

Date: 1932 

Description: The home of J. Hutchinson originally built by John B. Terry and consisting of just the first story. Terry came to the lead region in 1829 as a merchant and...

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Pendarvis House

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Pendarvis House.

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.

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