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Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Stereograph of the Martin and Toay Store in Mineral Point.
Description: Two men and two women play a game of golf at the Blue Grass Country Club. One man tees off as the other three players watch.
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: 1895 ca.
Description: Joseph Spensley's smelting furnace, built in 1861.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: The zinc works.
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...
Description: Aerial view of Mineral Point.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: St. Paul's Irish Catholic Church, erected in 1855.
Date: 2009 ca.
Description: Restored lobby and ticket window of Mineral Point Opera House.
Description: The Methodist Episcopal Church, dedicated in 1871.
Description: Portrait of Richard Thomas, son of Sampson Thomas, born in Falmouth, England, in 1817, died in Mineral Point, Wisconsin, in 1886. With James Carbis, he bui...
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: A scene from the Mineral Point Players' production of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream." Actors in costume, left to right: Myra Pilling as Titania,...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: The Gundry, Gray and Company store. The building was erected in 1841 and the dog was added in 1871.
Date: 1838 ca.
Description: Pencil sketch of buildings, including the Post Office.
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...
Date: 1955 ca.
Description: An aerial view of Mineral Point showing State Highway 23-39 under construction.
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...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: The second floor living room in a restored Cornish miner's house, called Polperro, on Shake Rag Street. The house was temporarily covered with siding, but...
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