Monthly Archives: September 2012

Homecoming on High Street

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I grew up in a small town just down the road from Mineral Point.  At the time, I thought the display of school swagger and town pride during homecoming was due to our winning football team. You know, when the … Continue reading

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Calling All Cheeky Blokes and Birds . . .

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Did you know that Mineral Point was recently named by the BBC as one of the 10 Most British Towns in the US?  Blimey!  ‘Tis true!  Check out the Brit List. So grab your kilt and your quid and get your arse to Mineral … Continue reading

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Treasure hunt

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Mineral Point has a wealth of treasures in plain sight, but we went looking for the hidden sort. Geocaching is an outdoor treasure hunt where players search for hidden containers using a smartphone or GPS. There are geocache sites all … Continue reading

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ENSORCELLED

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Nestled in the limestone hills of Mineral Point, hidden away from streetlight and sight, lies an uncovered treasure.  Carved out of ancient rock, an amphitheatre can be found at the end of a winding, rustic path.  This outdoor venue perched … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

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Under yesterday’s “Simpsons’ Sky” we hiked the “Merry Christmas Mine Hill,” so-called because miners made a significant strike there on a Christmas day long, long ago.  You can park in the Pendarvis parking lot and enjoy the gradual climb up a wide-mown … Continue reading

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