The Cornish Corner was opened in
Mineral Point, Wisconsin in the spring of 2002 with the mission of filling
the need for quality genuine Cornish goods in the Cornish hearland of
the midwest. Mineral Point has long been known as the center of Cornish
connections with its rich history of mining and all of those who came
from the old country to make their new homes here.
Please take the time to look through our extensive
colection of authentic Cornish items. All of our jewelry is made in Cornwall
or by Celtic craftsmen in the USA. Each piece is made of pewter, tin or
Catherine Whitford, the
owner and opperator of the Cornish Corner has rich Cornish roots.
It is this strong sense of heritage that inspired her to establish
the Cornish Corner.
"Being a 3rd generation born in the U.S.A. of Cornish ancestry
and always knowing the pride of being Cornish it seems the proper
way to show my true appreciation to the Cornish. To offer my fellow
Cornishmen the best Cornish merchandise is my goal. To keep the
world comming to our community and learning about our PRIDE in
being cornish is what it's all about!"
"My family 'Trehawke'
is listed in the 'Doomsday Book' of William the Conqueror. While
I certainly consider Mineral Point to be where my heart is; to
return to Cornwall each trip always seems that I again have come
If you have any questions please
feel free to contact Catherine at firstname.lastname@example.org.