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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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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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Two Cows Taking A Walk

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Remember this scene from The Jerk? Well that’s what it was like this week when the new Visitor Guides arrived. It’s possible that we’re biased, but we’re pretty sure Mineral Point, Wisconsin has the Greatest Visitor Guides in the History of … Continue reading

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