The first Primitive Methodist church building was constructed in 1849 of locally quarried limestone. It was replaced in 1892 by this much larger, more ornate, structure. The congregation is now affiliated with the United Church of Christ.
Interior of the original Primitive Methodist Church, corner of Maiden and Chestnut streets, Mineral Point. Constructed in 1849, the stone building was replaced in 1892 by the structure which still stands on this site.
Church & education; Church schools; Churches; Progress photographs
In 1870, a second Catholic church was established in Mineral Point when the German members of St Paul's formed St Mary's parish. They built a frame church and rectory in 1870 and a frame school building in 1871. In 1901, the frame church was...
A 'birdseye" view of Mineral Point featuring the buildings along Doty and High Streets, as well as the UCC church on Chestnut and Maiden Streets. The photographer was most likely on the steeple or roof of St. Mary's church.
Architectural decorations & ornaments; Religious dwellings;
According to the "The History of Iowa County, 1881", this one and a half story Gothic Revival parsonage was built in 1868, of local sandstone at a cost of $8,000. The rectory and the church next door are on land donated to the congregation by...