Category Archives: History

“The Most Cornish Town In The USA” Is Definitely Mineral Point, Wisconsin

Residents of Mineral Point might be surprised to Google “most Cornish town in America” and be told that it’s Grass Valley, California. Don’t believe everything you read on the internet (unless it’s on High Street Beat). The most Cornish town … Continue reading

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Mineral Point Street Signs Sale

Now you can own a piece of Mineral Point history. Show your pride in your street – or the street you grew up on – or a street that holds a special place in your heart. As you have undoubtedly … Continue reading

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48 Hours In Mineral Point

Thank you to Travel Wisconsin for posting this piece on how to spend 48 hours in Mineral Point. Click here to check it out. -Contributed by Lisa Hay

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A Celebration of Historic Preservation

The National Historic Preservation Act turns 50 years old this year. The impact of that Act on our lives in Mineral Point is undeniable. We were the first City in Wisconsin to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1971 … Continue reading

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A new guide in town

Every year about this time, the new Visitor Guide arrives in town. The Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present the 2016 edition, which features cover art by Mineral Point artist, Jan Johnson. Within its pages you will also find some playful … Continue reading

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