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Date: 1949-04-30 

Description: Aerial photograph of Mineral Point.

Photograph

Harness Racing

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...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A Mineral Point high school used through 1904.

Photograph

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.

Date: 1930 ca.

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.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of High Street, looking east.

Date: 1900 

Description: Sanborn map of Mineral Point, sheet 1.

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...

Photograph

Walker Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: The ruins of the Walker Hotel.

Photograph

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...

Postcard

High Street

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The businesses on High Street, looking west from Dellars Corner.

Photograph

Pendarvis House

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Pendarvis House.

Date: 1900 

Description: Sanborn map, sheet 5, of a portion of Mineral Point.

Photograph

Odd Fellows Hall

Date: 1910 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: 1935 ca.

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

Photograph

Zinc Works

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The zinc works mining operation.

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The U.S. Hotel

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: The U.S. Hotel was constructed in 1852 by Hugh Phillips to be used for mercentile purposes, but later transformed into the hotel.

Date: 1875 ca.

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

Date: 1884-08 

Description: Sheet 2 of a Sanborn map of a portion of Mineral Point.

Date: 1955 ca.

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

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