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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: 1955 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: 1915 ca.
Description: The zinc works mining operation.
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: This map of Woodman's Addition in Mineral Point is pen-and-ink on paper.
The map includes certifications signed by John B. Whitelaw (surveyor), Cyrus Wood...
Description: An exterior view of Cornish miners' houses along the side of a street.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: The zinc works.
Description: View of a room in Pendarvis House. There is a map of Cornwall over the fireplace. A bedwarmer and a bellows sit at the base of the hearth.
Description: A bedroom in the restored Cornish miner's house, called Polperro, on Shake Rag Street. The house was temporarily covered with siding, but after restoration...
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...
Description: Sheet 7 of a Sanborn map of a portion of Mineral Point.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: A Cornish miner's cottage on Shake Rag Street called Trelawny. The cottage was restored under the ownership of Robert M. Neal and is now used to serve Corn...
Description: A primitive Methodist Church building.
Date: 1910 ca.
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated view of four men and their horses harness racing down a road, with crowds of spectators on the sides, during a county fair in southwestern Wiscons...
Description: View looking toward the ruins of Old Walker Hotel.
Date: 2009 ca.
Description: View of Mineral Point Opera House auditorium and stage from rear balcony including painted stage curtain.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Garden City Brewery, built in 1854.
Description: Sheet 2 of a Sanborn map of a portion of Mineral Point.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: The Gundry, Gray and Company Furniture Store with a sculpure of a dog mounted on the store sign.
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