Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: The Spensley Furnace on the Holsmiller farm.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Joseph Spensley's smelting furnace, built in 1861.
Description: St. Paul's Irish Catholic Church, erected in 1855.
Description: Sheet 2 of a Sanborn map of a portion of Mineral Point.
Date: 1838 ca.
Description: Pencil sketch of buildings, including the Post Office.
Description: The Harris Cottage, south elevation, or front.
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...
Description: Sheet 4 of a Sanborn map of a portion of Mineral Point.
Date: 2009 ca.
Description: View of Mineral Point Opera House auditorium and stage from rear balcony including painted stage curtain.
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...
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....
Description: The front door of the Harris cottage.
Date: 1935 after
Description: Menu of Cornish pasties and Cornish desserts offered by Pendarvis House, a group of restored Cornish-style stone houses built by Cornish settlers in Minera...
Description: The home of S.C. Thomas.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: A roughly built jail, constructed before 1836. Vineyard would have been held here a short time before he was released on bail.
Date: 1910 ca.
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.
Description: Bedroom in Pendarvis House with a canopy bed set into a dormer with a window. There is a quilt on the bed, a bedside table on the left, and a dresser on th...
Description: The Methodist Episcopal Church, dedicated in 1871.
Description: Sheet 5 of a Sanborn map of a portion of Mineral Point.
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2015 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706