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Description: The official Wisconsin marker of Shake Rag Street and the committee of citizens who sponsored placing the marker. (Left to right): Ross Graves, President o...
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...
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: Exterior view of Pendarvis House.
Description: Cornish miner's house #1 on Shake Rag Street.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: The Spensley Furnace on the Holsmiller farm.
Date: 1946 ca.
Description: The patio area of a Cornish house.
Description: Interior view of a sitting room at Pendarvis House, with period chairs, a bookcase and a painting of sheep above the fireplace.
Description: Aerial photograph of Mineral Point.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Joseph Spensley's smelting furnace, built in 1861.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Cornish homes on Shakerag Street in Mineral Point.
Date: 1967-06 ca.
Description: View from field of a small town skyline, as seen from across a hollow. A large tree stands in the foreground and a church steeple is prominent in the backg...
Description: Mineral Spring Brewery, located on 272 Shakerag Street, erected in 1850.
Description: St. Paul's Irish Catholic Church, erected in 1855.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: The house of a Cornish miner.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: The Milwaukee Road Railroad Depot.
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: A book cover for "Mineral Point: A History" by George Fiedler. The cover illustration is of Shake Rag Street, a popular street for Cornish miners.
Description: Sheet 7 of a Sanborn map of a portion of Mineral Point.
Description: The Harris Cottage, north elevation, or rear of house.
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: An abandoned farm house located on Highway 39 between Linden and Mineral Point.
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