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Description: Aerial photograph of Mineral Point.
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated view of four men and their horses harness racing down a road, with crowds of spectators on the sides, during a county fair in southwestern Wiscons...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: A Mineral Point high school used through 1904.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: A roughly built jail, constructed before 1836. Vineyard would have been held here a short time before he was released on bail.
Description: The Odd Fellows Hall, built in 1837-1838, was the first to be built west of the Allegheny Mountains. The cornerstones were laid by Thomas Widley.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: View of High Street, looking east.
Description: Sanborn map of Mineral Point, sheet 1.
Description: The home of J. Hutchinson originally built by John B. Terry and consisting of just the first story. Terry came to the lead region in 1829 as a merchant and...
Description: The ruins of the Walker Hotel.
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...
Description: The businesses on High Street, looking west from Dellars Corner.
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: Exterior view of Pendarvis House.
Description: Sanborn map, sheet 5, of a portion of Mineral Point.
Date: 1910 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...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: The second brewery to be built in Wisconsin and the oldest still standing (at the time the photograph was taken).
Description: The zinc works mining operation.
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: The U.S. Hotel was constructed in 1852 by Hugh Phillips to be used for mercentile purposes, but later transformed into the hotel.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: The Gundry, Gray and Company store. The building was erected in 1841 and the dog was added in 1871.
Description: Sheet 2 of a Sanborn map of a portion of Mineral Point.
Date: 1955 ca.
Description: An aerial view of Mineral Point showing the construction of State Highway 23-39.
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