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  • Historic Gold HillIn the Middle of Everywhere

    Historic Gold HillIn the Middle of Everywhere

    Gold Hill North Carolina "In the middle of everywhere" For Shopping Info Check out each store s hours on the Shopping Page. Enjoy a nostalgic change of pace and step back in time as you stroll along the wood sidewalks of this restored nineteenth century Gold Mining boom town.

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  • Reed Gold Mine in Midland NC VisitNC

    Reed Gold Mine in Midland NC VisitNC

    North Carolina led the nation in gold production until 1848 when it was eclipsed by the great rush to California. Today portions of the underground tunnels at the Reed mine have been restored for guided tours. A visitor center contains exhibits of gold and historical mining equipment.

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  • Maps OnlineGold Mining in North CarolinaLibGuides at

    Maps OnlineGold Mining in North CarolinaLibGuides at

    Jan 16 2020 · "Interactive map of the Gold Hill Mining District with major mines indicated with annotation. The Gold Hill Historic Park occupies land that was part of the Gold Hill Mine. Base map from Pratt (1908)." This site uses maps from The Gold Hill Mining District of North Carolina Bulletin 21 by Francis Baker Laney.

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  • North Carolina Gold-Panning Sites USA Today

    North Carolina Gold-Panning Sites USA Today

    North Carolina was the site of the first gold rush in the United States and remained the most significant producer until the California gold rush. In 1799 the son of farmer John Reed found a 17

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  • Perry s Gold Mine Charlotte North Carolina

    Perry s Gold Mine Charlotte North Carolina

    Perry s Gold Mine is one of the first and oldest "cash for gold" businesses of its kind in the Charlotte N.C. area. Our business has served the area for more than 32 years.

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  • History Gold Fever and The Bechtler Mint

    History Gold Fever and The Bechtler Mint

    The discovery of a 17-pound gold nugget in Cabarrus County NC in 1799 marks the beginning the North Carolina Gold Rush. Twelve-year-old Conrad Reed found the treasure in the waters of Little Meadow Creek and took it home where it was used as a doorstop for three years.

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  • Maps OnlineGold Mining in North CarolinaLibGuides at

    Maps OnlineGold Mining in North CarolinaLibGuides at

    Jan 16 2020 · "Interactive map of the Gold Hill Mining District with major mines indicated with annotation. The Gold Hill Historic Park occupies land that was part of the Gold Hill Mine. Base map from Pratt (1908)." This site uses maps from The Gold Hill Mining District of North Carolina Bulletin 21 by Francis Baker Laney.

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  • History Gold Fever and The Bechtler Mint

    History Gold Fever and The Bechtler Mint

    The discovery of a 17-pound gold nugget in Cabarrus County NC in 1799 marks the beginning the North Carolina Gold Rush. Twelve-year-old Conrad Reed found the treasure in the waters of Little Meadow Creek and took it home where it was used as a doorstop for three years.

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  • North Carolina Gold Mines. Prospecting Panning Treasure

    North Carolina Gold Mines. Prospecting Panning Treasure

    North Carolina Gold Mines Prospecting Panning Treasure Hunting and Rockhounding. Rockhounding for gems and minerals panning and prospecting for gold treasure hunting for coins jewelry and gold nuggets are popular hobbies in North Carolina. North Carolina s gold prospecting and panning region includes gem stones such as rubies

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  • Gem Mining near Asheville North Carolina

    Gem Mining near Asheville North Carolina

    Get tips for gem mining and gold panning near Asheville Spruce Pine and Franklin North Carolina in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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  • Portis Gold Mine Near Centerville North Carolina The

    Portis Gold Mine Near Centerville North Carolina The

    The Portis Gold Mine is near Centerville North Carolina. Historically the site has been part of the Eastern Slate Belt Mining District. The site was first discovered in 1835. The Portis Gold Mine was closed at the time of data entry with no known plans to re-open. Production size when active was considered to be medium.

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  • Go Deep Inside America s First Gold Mine On This One Of A

    Go Deep Inside America s First Gold Mine On This One Of A

    Go Deep Inside America s First Gold Mine On This One Of A Kind Tour In North Carolina. Not many people realize North Carolina was at the core of the great American gold rush. In fact the very first documented gold mine was right here in The Tar Heel State.

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  • HistoryReed Gold Mine

    HistoryReed Gold Mine

    Gold Mining in North Carolina by Richard F. Knapp and Brent D. Glass North Carolina Office of Archives History 1999. The Reed Gold Mine Guidebook designed and edited by Linda Funk North Carolina Office of Archives History 1979. The First Gold Rush A Master Plan for Reed Gold Mine National Park Service 1972.

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    Goldnc-maps

    Old Gold Mines in CHARLOTTE MECKLENBURG COUNTY North Carolina A potential geologic hazard for development NCGS Open File Report 2005-05 15.00 Mineral Resource Assessment of Gold and Silver in the GREENVILLE 1x2 degree Quadrangle South Carolina Georgia and North Carolina USGS Map MF-2198-A 9.00 Gold Occurrences in the GREENVILLE 1x2

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  • Reed Gold Mine72 Photos  18 ReviewsTours9621

    Reed Gold Mine72 Photos 18 ReviewsTours9621

    North Carolina led the nation in gold production until 1848 when it was eclipsed by the great rush to California. Portions of the underground tunnels at the Reed mine have been restored for guided tours. The visitor center contains exhibits on gold and gold mining techniques and equipment. An orientation film highlights the first gold

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  • Preliminary map showing location of principal gold

    Preliminary map showing location of principal gold

    North Carolina Maps Add or remove collections Home North Carolina Maps Preliminary map showing location of principal gold deposits in North Carolina Reference URL Share . Add tags Comment Rate. To link to this object paste this link in email IM or document To embed this object paste this HTML in

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  • Portis Gold Mine Near Centerville North Carolina The

    Portis Gold Mine Near Centerville North Carolina The

    The Portis Gold Mine is near Centerville North Carolina. Historically the site has been part of the Eastern Slate Belt Mining District. The site was first discovered in 1835. The Portis Gold Mine was closed at the time of data entry with no known plans to re-open. Production size when active was considered to be medium.

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  • Carolina Gold RushWikipedia

    Carolina Gold RushWikipedia

    The Carolina Gold Rush the first gold rush in the United States followed the discovery of a large gold nugget in North Carolina in 1799 by a 12-year-old boy named Conrad Reed.He spotted the nugget while playing in Meadow Creek on his family s farm in Cabarrus County North Carolina. 11 Conrad took the 17 pounds (7.7 kg) gold nugget home to show his father.

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  • NC Business HistoryGold Mining

    NC Business HistoryGold Mining

    Carolina Business History . Gold Mining America s first gold rush was in North Carolina. The discovery of gold in 1799 in Cabarrus County and subsequent gold mining successes in the 1820s and 1830s made the state the leading producer of gold in the U.S. until 1849 and the California gold

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  • NC Business HistoryGold Mining

    NC Business HistoryGold Mining

    Carolina Business History . Gold Mining America s first gold rush was in North Carolina. The discovery of gold in 1799 in Cabarrus County and subsequent gold mining successes in the 1820s and 1830s made the state the leading producer of gold in the U.S. until 1849 and the California gold

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  • Reed Gold Mine North CarolinaFirst Gold Discovery

    Reed Gold Mine North CarolinaFirst Gold Discovery

    The Reed Gold Mine in Cabarrus County North Carolina is the site of the first documented gold find in the United States. It would lead to the first gold rush—a half-century before the major Western rushes began. Prior to this first find the Spaniards had vainly sought large gold deposits in the southern Appalachian Mountains and the English colonists searched to no avail for reported

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  • North Carolina Historic Sites

    North Carolina Historic Sites

    North Carolina Historic Sites is a group of 27 unique state historic sites. We invite you to open doors into the past and more fully understand the world we live in today.

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  • NC DEQ Gold of NCNorth Carolina

    NC DEQ Gold of NCNorth Carolina

    An indispensable source for the historical background of gold in North Carolina is Gold Mining in North Carolina A Bicentennial History by Richard F. Knapp and Brent D. Glass. The book can be ordered from the Historical Publications Section 4622 Mail Service Center Raleigh NC 27699-4622 or

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  • Go Deep Inside America s First Gold Mine On This One Of A

    Go Deep Inside America s First Gold Mine On This One Of A

    Go Deep Inside America s First Gold Mine On This One Of A Kind Tour In North Carolina. Not many people realize North Carolina was at the core of the great American gold rush. In fact the very first documented gold mine was right here in The Tar Heel State.

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  • Lucky Strike Gold and Gem Mine (Marion)2020 All You

    Lucky Strike Gold and Gem Mine (Marion)2020 All You

    Oct 30 2019 · Hotels near Lucky Strike Gold and Gem Mine (3.45 mi) Hampton Inn of Marion (3.89 mi) Buck Creek Campground and Driving Range (2.11 mi) Comfort Inn (1.80 mi) Tom Johnson Marion Campground (2.65 mi) Sportsman Inn View all hotels near Lucky Strike Gold and Gem Mine on Tripadvisor

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  • MiningOceanaGoldHaile Gold Mine

    MiningOceanaGoldHaile Gold Mine

    Now utilizing the most advanced technology and mining techniques the Haile Operation is one of the most modern gold mine operations in the world. The Haile Operation is located 3 miles northeast of the town of Kershaw in Lancaster County South Carolina.

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  • Mining In North Carolina The Diggings™

    Mining In North Carolina The Diggings™

    North Carolina has 1 236 identified mines listed in The Diggings™. The most commonly listed primary commodities in North Carolina mines are Gold Iron and Copper .At the time these mines were surveyed 301 mines in North Carolina were observed to have ore mineralization in an outcrop shallow pit or isolated drill hole—known as an occurance mine. 1 North Carolina has 184 prospect mines

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  • Public Gold  Gem Mines in North Carolina

    Public Gold Gem Mines in North Carolina

    North Carolina is easily one of the best states for rockhounding in the U.S. There are many highly valued gem varieties found here including emeralds rubies sapphires and of course gold There are also more public mining sites in North Carolina than any other state on the east coast.

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  • Historic Sites Reed Gold MineNorth Carolina

    Historic Sites Reed Gold MineNorth Carolina

    Reed Gold Mine is the site of the first documented gold find in the United States. From this discovery gold mining spread gradually to nearby counties and eventually into other southern states. During its peak years gold mining was second only to farming in the number of North Carolinians it employed.

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  • Eureka Gold PanningGold is where you find it. Let

    Eureka Gold PanningGold is where you find it. Let

    Eureka Gold Panning We offer Camping in the park Gold Panning is family fun for people of all ages Pay dirt from North Carolina Gold mines Gold Panning Sluicing Sluice Box Snuffer bottles If It s Gold we do it Shelter for your comfort five Lakes

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  • Reed Gold Mine in Midland NC VisitNC

    Reed Gold Mine in Midland NC VisitNC

    North Carolina led the nation in gold production until 1848 when it was eclipsed by the great rush to California. Today portions of the underground tunnels at the Reed mine have been restored for guided tours. A visitor center contains exhibits of gold and historical mining equipment.

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  • Gold Panning North CarolinaNorth Carolina Gold Mine

    Gold Panning North CarolinaNorth Carolina Gold Mine

    Now you can experience the thrill of finding a flash of gold in the bottom of your gold pan Gold fever has struck and gold panning is now available at Emerald Village. We use ore sand directly from a North Carolina gold mine that has produced gold for more than 100 years. The sand is dug from rich deposits in McDowell and Rutherford counties.

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    Gold Mining in North CarolinaGold Mining in North

    Jan 16 2020 · The Barringer Gold Mine signaled the beginning of lode mining in North Carolina which led to a larger gold rush into the state. North Carolina led the nation in gold production until the California Gold Rush of 1849. The majority of the gold deposits and the most productive gold mines in North Carolina were located in the gold-bearing

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  • Gold Mine NCGold Mine North Carolina Map  Directions

    Gold Mine NCGold Mine North Carolina Map Directions

    Get directions maps and traffic for Gold Mine NC. Check flight prices and hotel availability for your visit.

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  • Gold RushPineStraw Magazine

    Gold RushPineStraw Magazine

    During the 19th century gold was discovered in a third of North Carolina s 100 counties with 345 mines open at one point according to state records although other sources place the number at more than 600 during the peak years when gold mining trailed only farming as North Carolina

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  • North Carolina Gold mining mines mine owners and mine

    North Carolina Gold mining mines mine owners and mine

    North Carolina Gold mining Gold mine companies mine owners and mine information. US-Mining provides information on mines operators and minerals mined in North Carolina

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