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Pendarvis House Candles (10 oz)

$19.95
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Candles inspired by the historic Pendarvis House, in Mineral Point, Wisconsin. Choose your scent.
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  • Soy wax
  • 10oz wax in clear glass tumber
  • Wicks are made with a compressed flat braided cotton core that is wrapped in paper.
  • Fragrance - Oils are sourced from manufacturers that use no parabens or phthalates.  They are also what are called "natural fragrance oils" which basically means they are made from isolates or the  the natural aromatic components of the complex scent rather than synthetic chemicals.
  • Packaged in recycled brown paper packaging
  • Made in beautiful Waunakee, WI.

Pendarvis

In the early 19th century Wisconsin lead mining was more promising and attractive to potential settlers than the fur trade. Hundreds of immigrants poured into southwestern part of the state.


Mineral Point became a thriving commercial center that housed one of Michigan Territory’s first land offices and served as a territorial county seat. The boom continued into early Wisconsin statehood, when lead and zinc mining and processing became the dominant mining activity.


Almost a hundred years later, Robert Neal and Edgar Hellum found Mineral Point’s history and heritage teetering on the brink of oblivion. Neal had just returned from London to find many of the stone cottages, built by the early 19th-century Cornish immigrants, had vanished. He struck up a friendship with Hellum who shared his interest in the old rock dwellings. Together as life and business partners, Neal and Hellum decided to preserve at least one of these tangible symbols of Mineral Point’s past.


Go back in time with these great-smelling candles, inspired by Pendarvis House, one of twelve historical sites in Wisconsin!

Details

  • Soy wax
  • 10oz wax in clear glass tumber
  • Wicks are made with a compressed flat braided cotton core that is wrapped in paper.
  • Fragrance - Oils are sourced from manufacturers that use no parabens or phthalates.  They are also what are called "natural fragrance oils" which basically means they are made from isolates or the  the natural aromatic components of the complex scent rather than synthetic chemicals.
  • Packaged in recycled brown paper packaging
  • Made in beautiful Waunakee, WI.

Pendarvis

In the early 19th century Wisconsin lead mining was more promising and attractive to potential settlers than the fur trade. Hundreds of immigrants poured into southwestern part of the state.


Mineral Point became a thriving commercial center that housed one of Michigan Territory’s first land offices and served as a territorial county seat. The boom continued into early Wisconsin statehood, when lead and zinc mining and processing became the dominant mining activity.


Almost a hundred years later, Robert Neal and Edgar Hellum found Mineral Point’s history and heritage teetering on the brink of oblivion. Neal had just returned from London to find many of the stone cottages, built by the early 19th-century Cornish immigrants, had vanished. He struck up a friendship with Hellum who shared his interest in the old rock dwellings. Together as life and business partners, Neal and Hellum decided to preserve at least one of these tangible symbols of Mineral Point’s past.


Go back in time with these great-smelling candles, inspired by Pendarvis House, one of twelve historical sites in Wisconsin!

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