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Promotions on Paper, 1850s-1975
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: Sitting room in Polperro House. Rocking chairs and a bench are by the fire in the fireplace. A corner china cabinet is on the right near a window.
Date: 1930 ca.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Stereograph of Fountain Street looking west.
Date: 1913 ca.
Description: Reportedly the first jail to be built in Wisconsin, this jail was built somewhere between 1830 and 1835 from hewn logs. Iowa County was organized within th...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Garden City Brewery, built in 1854.
Description: A scene from the Mineral Point Players' production of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream." James Dolan enacts the role of Moonlight by standing on an...
Description: Kitchen at Polperro 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 w...
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: View looking toward the ruins of Old Walker Hotel.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: A cottage on the corner of Fountain Street and Chestnut Street.
Date: 1955 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: Bedroom in Polperro House with a canopy bed set into a dormer with a window. A quilt is on the bed, a bedside table on the left, and a dresser on the far w...
Date: 1962 ca.
Description: A street in Mineral Point, looking north.
Date: 1946 ca.
Description: The patio area of a Cornish house.
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: The home of S.C. Thomas.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Railroad depot taken as part of a survey by the Wisconsin Power and Light Company to promote economic development by emphasizing available buildings and bu...
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