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
In 1993, 100 townspeople gathered to celebrate Edgar Hellum‘s investiture as a Cornish Bard. They staged an afternoon ceremony followed by a pasty dinner. This modest affair turned out to be the beginning of Mineral Point’s annual Cornish Fest. Now celebrating … Continue reading
This gallery contains 6 photos.
Two mainstays on High Street ~ MEET LENNY In 1997 as the Leonid Meteor shower lit up the sky, a skin and bones kitty wandered into High Street’s Sirius Sunlight Glass Studio. Store owners Chuck Pound and Jill Engels adopted the cat and named him … Continue reading
Tagged Big Poon, Catherine Whitford, Catnip, Chuck Pound, Cornish Corner, Cornish Language, Iowa County Humane Society, Jill Engels, Leaping Lizards, Lenny Cat, Leonid Meteor, Mineral Point, Mineral Point Collection, Mitchell Hardware, Pendarvis, Tekie, The Hays, Wisconsin, Wisconsin Historical Society