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The Golden Hills of Dahlonega | Georgia Public Broadcasting

The Golden Hills of Dahlonega. Frank Moon, a fifth generation gold prospector, local Dahlonega bookstore owner Bill Kinsland, and Dr. Ray Rensi at Dahlonega's North Georgia College describe how news of the discovery of gold in north Georgia spread as quickly as a lightening strike and prospectors poured in just as fast.

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Outpost Gold & Gem

Outpost Gold & Gem Panning. Strike it Rich in Helen, Georgia! The Outpost Gold & Gem is a family attraction that is fun for all ages. Try your luck with our Georgia Gold Rush Paydirt Buckets filled with either Concentrated Gold or take a chance on our Gemstone Buckets with rare earth gems, such as rubies, sapphires, emeralds, amethyst, topaz, and more!

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Georgia Gold Mines, Prospecting, Panning, Treasure Hunting ...

GEORGIA GOLD MAP. Georgia is a wonderful state for gold prospecting, gold panning, treasure hunting and rockhounding. There was a major gold rush in 1828 at Dahlonega, Georgia. Five hundred (500) Georgia gold mines and gold prospect locations are shown in 37 counties. To request gold maps please go to REQUESTING GOLD MAPS.

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The Georgia Gold Panner

The Gold panner page is a family oriented site devoted to serving the needs of the recreational gold prospector and his family in north Georgia.

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GEORGIA_GOLD

GOLD LOCATIONS IN GEORGIA. ... you will find the Cherokee Mine, which was a large producer of lode gold. If you go 2 miles north to the Cherokee Mine you will find the Sixes Mine, which was also a large lode mine. Etowah River. Placer gold is reported in the Etowah River. Location is unknown.

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7 Rivers in Georgia Where You Can Find Gold ...

Apr 07, 2017 · The largest gold producing state in the eastern United States was Georgia. The celebrated county seat of Dahlonega in Lumpkin County was the center of the original gold strike in Georgia. For a time, this part of Georgia was getting more attention from gold miners than anywhere in the entire world.

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Dukes Creek Gold & Ruby Mining Co

Perfect for school or church groups, even summer trips and family reunions, our group packages make it easy to experience North Georgia's gold mining history. You'll become a prospector from the 1800's and mine for real gem stones and gold that you can keep! We provide everything you need to have a great time and be successful.

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Gold Panning in Dahlonega, Georgia - TripSavvy

Dahlonega, Georgia might not be the first place Americans think of when they hear the words "gold rush." But in fact, gold was discovered in this North Georgia town about 70 miles north of Atlanta two decades before prospectors found it in California. So while in the area to visit its amazing wineries, fall foliage and outdoor experiences, don't miss this town that offers a true gold-mining ...

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Gold Rush | New Georgia Encyclopedia

Gold rush towns sprang up quickly in north Georgia, particularly near the center of the gold region in present-day Lumpkin County.Auraria became an instant boomtown, growing to .

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Gold n Gem Grubbin | Cleveland, GA 30528

Gold 'n Gem Grubbin' is the only place in Georgia where you can spend the day cooling off in this tranquil river setting and prospect gold and gemstones at an historic gold mine from the mid 1800's gold rush!

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Georgia Mines - HomeTownLocator

Georgia Mines: A list of all the Mines in Georgia with maps, driving directions and a local area search function.

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Gems, Minerals, and Fossils You Can Find in Georgia

Georgia is a southeastern state of the United States and is of significant importance for rockhounders as one can find a variety of rocks, minerals, gemstones and fossils in abundance throughout the state. Georgia gained notoriety as it was the first state in America where a major gold .

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University of North Georgia

The University of North Georgia is the state's seventh-largest public university and offers more than 100 programs of study across five campuses in the state's fastest-growing region. One of only six senior military colleges in the nation, a signature program for UNG's Dahlonega Campus is its Army ROTC Corps of Cadets. UNG is designated as a State Leadership Institution and as the ...

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Gold Panning in Georgia: The Best Places to Find Your Treasure

The open-pit gold mine was established in 1847, making it the oldest gold mining establishment in North Georgia. Previous guests have found significant amounts of gold, large rubies, rare crystals, and much more! During your visit, be sure you see the old Stamp Mill that was used to crush gold .

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Gold Prospecting, Gold Panning, Mining, Treasure Hunting ...

In 1837, the US Government established gold coin mints in Georgia and North Carolina, rather than transport the raw gold from the southern gold mines to the Philadelphia Mint. Prospecting and panning information for each state will be found by clicking on the links in the left-hand margin of this page. The largest true California gold nugget ...

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Outpost Gold & Gem

Outpost Gold & Gem Panning. Strike it Rich in Helen, Georgia! The Outpost Gold & Gem is a family attraction that is fun for all ages. Try your luck with our Georgia Gold Rush Paydirt Buckets filled with either Concentrated Gold or take a chance on our Gemstone Buckets with rare earth gems, such as rubies, sapphires, emeralds, amethyst, topaz, and more!

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University of North Georgia

The University of North Georgia is the state's seventh-largest public university and offers more than 100 programs of study across five campuses in the state's fastest-growing region. One of only six senior military colleges in the nation, a signature program for UNG's Dahlonega Campus is its Army ROTC Corps of Cadets. UNG is designated as a State Leadership Institution and as the ...

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Outpost Gold & Gem

Outpost Gold & Gem Panning. Strike it Rich in Helen, Georgia! The Outpost Gold & Gem is a family attraction that is fun for all ages. Try your luck with our Georgia Gold Rush Paydirt Buckets filled with either Concentrated Gold or take a chance on our Gemstone Buckets with rare earth gems, such as rubies, sapphires, emeralds, amethyst, topaz, and more!

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University of North Georgia

The University of North Georgia is the state's seventh-largest public university and offers more than 100 programs of study across five campuses in the state's fastest-growing region. One of only six senior military colleges in the nation, a signature program for UNG's Dahlonega Campus is its Army ROTC Corps of Cadets. UNG is designated as a State Leadership Institution and as the ...

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Where to Find Gold in Georgia: Nugget Panning, Prospecting ...

Today, those Georgia locations (and many others) still offer lots of opportunities for amateur gold prospecting, gold panning and metal detecting for gold nuggets. In fact, there are still locations in the mountains of North Georgia where you can go to now-closed gold mines to pan for flakes and nuggets.

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