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Lead-mining towns of southwest Wisconsin

Carol March McLernon

Lead-mining towns of southwest Wisconsin

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Published by Arcadia Pub. in Charleston, SC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cities and towns -- Wisconsin -- History -- Pictorial works.,
  • Lead mines and mining -- Wisconsin -- History -- Pictorial works.,
  • Wisconsin -- History, Local -- Pictorial works.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCarol March McLernon.
    GenrePictorial works.
    SeriesImages of America
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF582 .M397 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127 p. :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22678833M
    ISBN 100738551996
    ISBN 109780738551999
    LC Control Number2007940132


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Lead-mining towns of southwest Wisconsin by Carol March McLernon Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Natches, New Digs, and Strawbrige 3. Cottonwood 4. Shullsburg 5. Farms and Small Towns 6. Cuba City and Darlington that's all I found the book frustrating/5(4). Lead-Mining Towns of Southwest Wisconsin. (Images of America: Wisconsin) East of the Mississippi River, and just north of the Illinois-Wisconsin border, the soil was once fertile with huge deposits of lead and zinc.

White men discovered these riches in the early s, well before Wisconsin became a state in /5. Lead Mining Towns of Southwest Wisconsin. East of the Mississippi River, and just north of the Illinois-Wisconsin border, the soil was once fertile with huge deposits of lead and zinc.

White men discovered these riches in the early s, well before Wisconsin became a state in Brand: ArcadiaPublishing. Lead-mining towns of southwest Wisconsin. [Carol March McLernon] -- East of the Mississippi River, and just north of the Illinois-Wisconsin border, the soil was once fertile with huge deposits of.

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White men discovered these riches in the early s, well before Wisconsin became a state in Miners, farmers, and merchants flocked to the region, some bringing along their : Arcadia Publishing SC.

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Lead Mining in Southwestern Wisconsin. Although southwestern Wisconsin is best known today for its rich farmlands, place names such as Mineral Point and New Diggings evoke an earlier time when local mines produced much of the nation's lead.

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Wisconsin's third-oldest community, Shullsburg dates back to when it was settled by mostly Irish prospectors. The town does a great job of preserving the history and did massive restorations on town buildings, earning a National Historic Landmark designation for Water Street. From the mids to the Civil War, lead mining was the reason Shullsburg Wisconsin grew and prospered but hard times fell upon the town during and after the Civil War.

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