The scenic beauty which surrounds Dodgeville is a natural work of art which lies in the heart of the unglaciated, driftless area. The area is geographically comprised of rolling farmlands, rugged sandstone bluffs and graceful wooded valleys.
A bit to the west on Washington Street, and still along the railroad tracks, a variety of beautiful one-of-a-kind items await you at The Wisconsin Artist Showcase at the Jura Silverman Gallery showing over 100 artists in a converted cheese warehouse.
Mineral Point was founded in 1827. By 1830, Mineral Point was where the action was. Mineral Point was the County seat, lead mining center, leading metropolis of the entire area it was all happening in Mineral Point.
New Glarus is a nice place to live and it attracts a certain kind of shopkeeper. Our local shopkeepers consider this village their home and their shops reflect the pride they feel in being part of this community.