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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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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

Castle Rock

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Looking up toward Castle Rock in Mineral Point.

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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...

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Shake Rag Street

Date: 1930 ca.

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

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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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Mineral Point

Date:  

Description: Aerial view of Mineral Point.

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Odd Fellows Hall

Date: 1930 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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Garden City Brewery

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Garden City Brewery, built in 1854.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The Knights of Pythias Castle Hall, formerly the Presbyterian Church, dedicated in 1844. The small building to the right of the church was built and occupi...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: St. Paul's Irish Catholic Church, erected in 1855.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Interior view of a sitting room at Pendarvis House, with period chairs, a bookcase and a painting of sheep above the fireplace.

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...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The living area, including a fireplace, desks, chairs and dresser, in the Cornish miner's cottage on Shake Rag Street called Trelawny. The cottage was rest...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A Mineral Point high school used through 1904.

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Walker Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: The ruins of the Walker Hotel.

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Shake Rag Street

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Shake Rag Street, showing Cornish miner's homes. The street was formerly called Howard Street in honor of Capt. R.C. Howard who was stationed at Fort Defia...

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...

Date: 2008 

Description: Manufactured by the Milwaukee Corrugating Company, Josiah Paynter's filling station at 110 South Chestnut Street was the first in Mineral Point.

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Trelawny Patio

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: The patio and backyard area at the Cornish miner's cottage on Shake Rag Street called Trelawny. The cottage was restored under the ownership of Robert M. N...

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