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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.

Photograph

S.C. Thomas House

Date: 1898 

Description: The home of S.C. Thomas.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of Mineral Point from the bluffs.

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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...

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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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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...

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Pendarvis House

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Pendarvis House.

Postcard

Castle Rock

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Looking up toward Castle Rock in Mineral Point.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: A book cover for "Mineral Point: A History" by George Fiedler. The cover illustration is of Shake Rag Street, a popular street for Cornish miners.

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.

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...

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Restored lobby and ticket window of Mineral Point Opera 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: 1895 ca.

Description: Joseph Spensley's smelting furnace, built in 1861.

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Trelawny Fireplace

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The living room fireplace and dining room table in the Cornish miner's cottage on Shake Rag Street called Trelawny. The cottage was restored under the owne...

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Walker Hotel Ruins

Date: 1962-06-16 

Description: The ruined facade of the Walker Hotel.

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Shake Rag Street

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A Cornish miner's home on Shake Rag Street.

Date: 1940 ca.

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...

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Polperro House

Date: 1940 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...

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