Wednesday, August 03, 2011

Day Nine: Cornwall

Mineral Point, Wisconsin

Our "miner's" cottage on Shake Rag Street:



The town of Mineral Point was settled by Cornish lead miners in the 1830's. The town has dozens of these stone, brick, and log buildings, for the most part they retain their original appearance:









Our cottage was tastefully decorated, including original art, fine books and comfortable furniture:





The absolute topper was the whimsical decoration in the bathroom:



Artist: Ava Fernekes, 1951

By Professor Batty



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