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Chloe Ellefson Comes to Mineral Point

We just read this great book!  We couldn’t put it down. The book is Mining for Justice by best-selling author Kathleen Ernst. It is a riveting mystery set in Mineral Point, WI. We encourage you to read it. Buy it … Continue reading

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Taste of Mineral Point 2017

The annual Mineral Point Cornish Festival celebrates its 25th year this weekend. Myriad events will be held over three days from September 29th to October 1st, and the town will be filled with the sights, sounds, and stories of Cornwall. … Continue reading

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“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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It’s Homecoming/CornishFest Weekend!

The last weekend in September is always one of the busiest of the year.  What follows are some highlights from this very full schedule.  (Note:  For a complete list of Cornish Fest events and demonstrations, pick up one of the … Continue reading

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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

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