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Pendarvis will reopen for general admission in June 2023. While you wait, learn more about the site’s history, and take home a piece of the past, with the Pendarvis collection in our online store.

Shop Pendarvis History

Pendarvis will reopen for general admission in June 2023. While you wait, learn more about the site’s history, and take home a piece of the past, with the Pendarvis collection in our online store.

Discover Wisconsin’s Cornish
History and the Couple
Who Helped Preserve It

Every building tells a story, and at Pendarvis, there are plenty, each with a unique narrative to tell. Your journey through this picturesque cluster of stone structures will take you not only through the stories of the people who originally created and inhabited them, but also the story of Bob Neal and Edgar Hellum, the couple who  salvaged, restored, and made these buildings shine again. 


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Tucked away in historic Mineral Point, Pendarvis celebrates the 20th century preservation efforts of

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Do you love history and sharing it with others? We’re now hiring for seasonal tour guides at Pendarvis! This position requires some weekend hours. Seasonal staff enjoy 20% off in the museum store, 40% off Wisconsin Historical Society Press books, free admission to the other 11 Wisconsin Historical Society historic sites, and special staff-only behind-the-scenes enrichment programs.

This application process is for new hires only! Applications are ONLY accepted online through the link below. All questions should be directed to HR@wisconsinhistory.org. Application and more information below:

wj.wi.gov/psc/wisjobs/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Actio...
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1 day ago
Do you love history and sharing it with others? We’re now hiring for seasonal tour guides at Pendarvis! This position requires some weekend hours. Seasonal staff enjoy 20% off in the museum store, 40% off Wisconsin Historical Society Press books, free admission to the other 11 Wisconsin Historical Society historic sites, and special staff-only behind-the-scenes enrichment programs. 

This application process is for new hires only! Applications are ONLY accepted online through the link below. All questions should be directed to HR@wisconsinhistory.org. Application and more information below: 

https://wj.wi.gov/psc/wisjobs/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1&JobOpeningId=9149

If it has to be -5 degrees out, at least it's pretty to look at! We open for the 2023 season on June 1 when it should be a few degrees warmer.

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Beautiful photos!