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Cokerville Mine

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View down road leading up to the Cokerville Mine. Two horses pulling a wagon are near the road, and automobiles are parked on the right near a building wit...

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Large brick kiln-like structure in field. Built in 1876, the blast furnace was used to salvage additional lead from the slag of 18 area furnaces operating...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Lithograph of a map drawn to indicate a mine on land owned by Mineral Point Mining Co. in the lead region of southwestern Wisconsin.

The Birth of the Badgers

Discover the history of lead mining in Wisconsin, and the origin of Badgers.

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Shot Tower

Date: 1836-07 

Description: Sketch of the Shot Tower.

A Short History of Wisconsin

Read about immigration and economic growth in 19th-century Wisconsin.
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