Category Archives: Architecture

Reconstructing Kitto’s Crossing

“Well the bridge at Kitto’s Crossing is a wreck. … Sooo… today and tomorrow I’m going to start demolition. Hope community will join in. Thanks if you can help:)  – Facebook post from June 27, 2013 Everyone is talking about … Continue reading

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All Around the Gooseberry Bush

Sometime between February and March, when you get the feeling like maybe nothing could ever be green again, I discovered River Cottage.  It’s a television series by chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, centered around his home in Dorset (England), where he grows or forages much of what … Continue reading

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Railroad Depot – A Resurrection

It’s a pre-Civil War railroad depot, recognized as the oldest train station in Wisconsin and the oldest surviving structure of the Milwaukee Road. It’s amazing the building still stands! In 1998, after 142 years in the weather, the depot’s two-foot … Continue reading

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Brain Games Winner Leads Photographical Mystery Tour

If you enjoy old houses, histories and mysteries, then you’re in for a treat! Sunday afternoon April 21st is a very special Mineral Point Historical Society Lyceum at the Opera House.  (This is the event that was cancelled back in January due to weather.) … Continue reading

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Heritage Tourism In Mineral Point

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The people who watch such things say 81 percent of the traveling public are “heritage tourists,” who seek to experience the places and activities that authentically represent the stories of settlers of the past and present. Mineral Point, recognized in … Continue reading

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