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Description: The Pendarvis and Trelawny homes on Shake Rag Street, originally Cornish miner's cottages.
Date: date unknown
Description: A drawing of the restored Cornish miner's house, called Polperro, on Shake Rag Street. The house was temporarily covered with siding, but after restoration...
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: 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...
Description: The Advert Church and a home next door. Two children lean on the home's fence.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Dodgeville, looking east, with insets of the high school and county courthouse.
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...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: A view of the village from a nearby bluff across a pond.
Date: 1932 ca.
Description: Exterior view of Trinity Church, which was erected in 1845.
Date: 1945 ca.
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Advent Church, featuring the church building situated next to a dwelling in the background. A sidewalk and fence are in the foreground...
Date: 2009 ca.
Description: Restored lobby and ticket window of Mineral Point Opera House.
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: 1890 ca.
Description: Exterior of the home of Samuel Rundell with large group assembled in front of the house.
Date: 1955 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Trinity Episcopal Church Parish Hall, located near the intersection of High Street and North Iowa Street.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: View of Taliesin, Frank Lloyd Wright's residence and studio after its reconstruction in 1914-1915 and before its partial destruction by fire in 1924. Talie...
Date: 1957 ca.
Description: Aerial view of downtown.
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...
Date: 1960 after
Description: View of businesses on High Street, including the Rexall Drugstore on the left corner. One can also see a glimpse of the City Hall, directly across the stre...
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.
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