This Field Guide to Mineral Point provides a unique look at this rural American town. Author Nancy Pfotenhauer documents the history of Mineral Point, Wisconsin, through the buildings constructed during its early development. Mineral Point started as a wild and wooly frontier town. With the discovery of lead in 1828, Mineral Point attracted people looking to get rich quick. The early settlers left a lasting imprint in the buildings they constructed, used and left behind. The Field Guide to Mineral Point will be a great read for anyone interested in Wisconsin history. Paperback book (4.5 in. x 8.5 in.) contains 272 pages of content.
Published by Little Creek Press
Nancy Pfotenhauer moved to Mineral Point, Wisconsin in 1986 with her husband and two daughters. Born in Sauk County, Wisconsin, she has two Bachelor's degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has served on the board of directors of the Mineral Point Historical Society since 2005 and has been digitizing and archiving the Society's photograph collection since 2008.
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