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Pendarvis Historic Site

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Greeted by a knowledgeable guide outfitted in period attire. Wander on a terraced hillside dotted with stone-and-log built by Cornish lead miners in the 1840s before Wisconsin statehood. Located in Mineral Point, WI, learn about the 1840’s lead mining boom that brought immigrant miners from Cornwall, England to settle in Southwest Wisconsin. See how miners lived, where they slept and the daily chores that were required.