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Location-Location: Max Fernekes Mineral Point 1940 and Now

Max Fernekes (1905-1984) was one of Mineral Point’s first artist residents, paving the way for future generations that have transformed Mineral Point into an artists’ haven. Max’s drawings, paintings and prints are a beautiful record of Mineral Point in the … Continue reading

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Little Free Walk of Little Free Libraries

Last October, reporter Helen O’Neill visited Mineral Point, WI, and was charmed. The article she wrote was released a few days ago by the Associated Press and was then picked up in the following media outlets: ABC News, Post Bulletin, Rochester, Minnesota, SF … Continue reading

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Reconstructing Kitto’s Crossing

“Well the bridge at Kitto’s Crossing is a wreck. … Sooo… today and tomorrow I’m going to start demolition. Hope community will join in. Thanks if you can help:)  – Facebook post from June 27, 2013 Everyone is talking about … 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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Meet John Martin At Pendarvis

Tonight at Pendarvis, you’ll have a chance to visit with John and Christiana Martin, as they greet you in the couple’s log cabin built in 1841. The event is part of “Midsummer Spirits,” a Celtic celebration of one of the … Continue reading

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