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Where Wisconsin Began

As many Mineral Pointers know, our town is the place “Where Wisconsin Began.” Specifically, Wisconsin began on High Street. On July 4, 1836 Governor Henry Dodge was sworn in here as the first Governor of the Wisconsin Territory.  An official … Continue reading

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Take a Walk on the Wild Side

” There are some who can live without wild things, and some who cannot.”   Aldo Leopold The citizens of Mineral Point fall into the latter category — we love our wild things. A walk around town illustrates the care and … Continue reading

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