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High Street

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: High Street in Mineral Point.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Cornish miner homes on Shake Rag Street. The home at the right, which has since been demolished, was constructed of clay mixed with marsh grass, pressed in...

Date: 1951 

Description: The official Wisconsin marker of Shake Rag Street and the committee of citizens who sponsored placing the marker. (Left to right): Ross Graves, President o...

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Polperro House

Date: 1953 

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...

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Shake Rag Street

Date: 1934 

Description: Cornish miner's house #1 on Shake Rag Street.

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U.S. Hotel

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the U.S. Hotel.

Date: 1935 ca.

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

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Old Stone House

Date: 1929-12 

Description: Exterior of stone house, built about 1830.

Date: 1946 

Description: Pencil drawing of the Pendarvis and Trelawny Houses. Stone building with six over six windows on two levels, and three entrances. A stone wall runs along t...

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Holsmiller Farm

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Spensley Furnace on the Holsmiller farm.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A Mineral Point high school used through 1904.

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Mineral Point Jail

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.

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Stone House

Date:  date unknown

Description: On Shakerag Street. Two houses, both of stone, behind a wood fence and a low stone wall along a sidewalk. The house on the right is two stories, the left...

Date: 1940 ca.

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

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Cheese House

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The rear facade of a cheese house.

Date: 1936 

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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of Mineral Point from the bluffs.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Pendarvis and Trelawny, Cornish miners' houses on Shake Rag Street.

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: View of Mineral Point Opera House auditorium and stage from rear balcony including painted stage curtain.

Date: 2009 ca.

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

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