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Date: 1900 ca.
Description: A primitive Methodist Church building.
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: 1930 ca.
Description: The Milwaukee Road Railroad Depot.
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...
Description: View across street of the three-story grade school.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Lower Ward School (also called Second Ward School) built in 1867 and used through 1923. It was torn down in 1931.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: The home of Moses Strong, a prominent attorney, politician, speculator and land agent who moved to Wisconsin Territory and settled in Mineral Point in 1836...
Description: Room on the second floor in Polperro House. In the center is a stairwell up to the next floor, a bookshelf in the right corner, and a portrait of a man abo...
Date: 2009 ca.
Description: Interior view of balcony and plaster work of the Mineral Point Opera House.
Description: A Cornish house on Shake Rag Street.
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: An exterior view of Cornish miners' houses along the side of a street.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: A cottage on the corner of Fountain Street and Chestnut Street.
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...
Description: View from across street of the Washburn and Woodman Bank building, erected by C.C. Washburn and Cyrus Woodman. The bank was established in 1846 and operate...
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...
Description: Shake Rag Street, showing Cornish miner's homes. The street was formerly called Hoard Street in honor of R.C. Hoard who was stationed at Fort Defiance duri...
Description: Sheet 1 of a Sanborn map of a portion of Mineral Point.
Description: The home of S.C. Thomas.
Description: Pencil drawing (graphite and ink?) of Polperro House, at the Pendarvis State Historical Site in Mineral Point. Features a side gable entrance and a log fra...
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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