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Frank Lloyd Wright® Visitor Center Home and school of renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright. 608/588-7900. Open April–mid-Dec. Tours May–October.

HOUSE ON THE ROCK ATTRACTION Wisconsin’s #1 attraction. 9 miles from town. 1-608-935-3639 house on the rock resort Golf course, 27 holes. 4 miles from town. 608/588-7000 and 1-800-822-7774.

WISCONSIN RIVER Canoeing, fishing, sandy beaches and summer fun. 3 miles from town. 608/588-2116 for rules & regulations. Not safe in winter.

AMERICAN PLAYERS THEATRE Classical theatre under the stars. 4 miles from town. June–October. 608/588-2361

TOWER HILL STATE PARK Reconstructed shot tower, camping, hiking. 3 miles from town. 608/588-2116. May–Oct.

BIKE TRAILS Pine River–16 miles, Lone Rock to Richland Center. Old RR bed. Hard pack gravel surface. Nature areas. Fee.

SUMMER CONCERTS Year long calendar of performing and visual arts.

SNOWMOBILING Miles and miles of groomed trails. County, state, and club trails. Free. Maps & rentals. 608/753-2183

CROSS COUNTRY SKIING White Mound Park–12 miles from town. Packed. 7 miles of trails. No fee. 608/546-5011. Gov. Dodge State Park–15 miles from town. 18 miles of packed trails. Car sticker required. 608/935-2315

Blackhawk Lake Recreation Area

Blackhawk Lake Recreation Area between Cobb and Highland on County Hwy. Blackhawk Lake Recreation Area is the place for family fun or relaxation, with a 220-acre spring-fed lake and 2,000 acres of wooded hills and open meadows.

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Welcome to Mineral Point

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.

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Dodgeville Today

Although mining has left, it has paved the way for a wide variety of other industries which, along with agriculture and tourism, create a successful economic blend. Dodgeville, which has a population of 4,220, is home to several internationally recognized companies. Lands’ End, direct merchants of clothing, linens, and luggage, moved to Dodgeville in 1978 and has since reached sales in excess of $1 billion.

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Artists & Galleries Thrive in Mineral Point

1940 marked the beginning of Mineral Point’s rebirth as an artists’ community when well-known artists Max and Ava Fernekes moved to town.

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