Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
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...
Date: 2009 ca.
Description: View of Mineral Point Opera House auditorium and balconies from the stage.
Description: View of Mineral Point Opera House auditorium and stage from rear balcony including painted stage curtain.
Date: 1838 after
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: 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...
Description: View from stage of original stage lights in Mineral Point Opera House.
Description: The Methodist Episcopal Church, dedicated in 1871.
Date: 1935 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...
Description: Kitchen at Pendarvis House. Near the window is a chair and a butter churn. In the center is a woodburning stove, with a firewood box behind it against the...
Description: Bedroom in Pendarvis House. Furniture includes a 4-poster bed, two chairs, a chest, a dresser, and a wash basin and ewer on a stand.
Description: Bedroom in Pendarvis House with a canopy bed set into a dormer with a window. There is a quilt on the bed, a bedside table on the left, and a dresser on th...
Description: The bedroom in the restored Cornish miner's house, called Polperro, on Shake Rag Street. The house was temporarily covered with siding, but after restorati...
Description: View down High Street looking east. There are many automobiles parked along the curb, and shops line the street. At the end of the street down the hill is...
Description: Exterior view of Mineral Point Opera House and City Hall from across the street.
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.
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: 1900 ca.
Description: A primitive Methodist Church building.
Description: The home of Joseph Gundry, a dry goods merchant. The house was later acquired for use as a museum by the Mineral Point Historical Society.
Description: Jars of canned food are stored in the cellar of the restored Cornish miner's house, called Polperro, on Shake Rag Street. The house was temporarily covered...
Date: 1930 ca.
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2015 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706