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Mineral Point Jail

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Reportedly the first jail to be built in Wisconsin, this jail was built somewhere between 1830 and 1835 from hewn logs. Iowa County was organized within th...

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: View of Mineral Point Opera House auditorium and balconies from the stage.

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...

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: View from stage of original stage lights in Mineral Point Opera House.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The Municipal Building, which holds the City Hall and Public Library.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The Knights of Pythias Castle Hall, formerly the Presbyterian Church, dedicated in 1844. The small building to the right of the church was built and occupi...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The Gundry, Gray and Company store. The building was erected in 1841 and the dog was added in 1871.

Date: 1936 

Description: Room on a lower floor in Pendarvis House. In the center is a stairwell up to the next floor, a bookshelf in the right corner, and a portrait of a man above...

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: 1915-09 

Description: Sheet 8 of a Sanborn map of a portion of Mineral Point.

Date: 1971-12 

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

Photograph

Musgrove House

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Musgrove house and furnace site.

Drawing

Pendarvis House

Date: 1946 

Description: Pencil drawing of Pendarvis House. Stone building with six over six windows on two levels, and three entrances. A stone wall runs along the sidewalk in fro...

Date: 1955 ca.

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

Photograph

Odd Fellows Hall

Date: 1935 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: 1932 

Description: The home of Joseph Gundry, a dry goods merchant. The house was later acquired for use as a museum by the Mineral Point Historical Society.

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Zinc Works

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View looking over the zinc mining operation.

Date: 1940 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...

Date: 1929 

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

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