• Gold Deposits of the Carolina Slate Belt Southeastern

    2012 12 11 orogenic style deposits like those at the Howie mine Union County North Carolina Foley unpublished data 2012 In contrast the larger gold deposits such as those at Haile and Ridgeway in central South Carolina are generally now thought to belong to

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  • Gold History is on display in this restored mining town

    Gold Hill North Carolina Gold History In the middle of everywhere North Carolina is rich in gold history You will 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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  • Bechtler Mint in Rutherfordton NC

    The Bechtler Mint Site is the western anchor on North Carolina s golden crescent that extends to the Reed Gold Mine east of Charlotte Since Bechtler s death in 1842 his land has passed through many hands once selling to speculators for over 1 million and once selling at auction for less than 100

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  • Ground Collapse Old mines and prospects and

    2021 11 1 North Carolina has a rich history of mining for gold and other precious metals Many of these historic locations have underground workings or locations with poor compaction or fill Encountering historic workings during the construction process or after

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  • Index of /Gold Mining

    Electronic Local Documents Name Last modified Size Description Parent DirectoryGold Mining on the Rudisil Lode and the Development of Charlotte NC 2015 07 09 09 55 490K Illustrations 2015 07 09 10 01 964K Introduction Pg 1 2015 07 09 10 06 493K Page 10 11 2015 07 09 10 21 1 0M Page 100 101 2015 07 09 13 58 847K Page

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  • Gold deposits of the southern Piedmont

    This report deals chiefly with the gold mines in the Southern Appalachian gold belt whose workings were accessible at the time of examination but it also summarizes available information concerning many mines that were not accessible Most of the mines lie within a belt 10 to 100 miles wide that extends along the southeast front of the Appalachian Mountains from the Great Falls of the

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  • Perry s Gold Mine 800 Briar Creek Rd Charlotte NC

    Perry s Gold Mine 800 Briar Creek Rd Charlotte NC 28205 2 Reviews 704 375 4653 Website Menu Reservations Make Reservations Order Online Tickets Tickets

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  • Gold mining prospecting clubs and organizations

    2021 9 9 Gold Prospectors of Central Montana a local Chapter of the Gold Prospectors Association of America Temecula California Our Chapter a Non Profit organization was established in June 1997 to promote the hobby of recreational gold prospecting and mining to enhance our mining skills raise the level of public awareness and knowledge about

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  • North Carolina Gold Prospecting

    Gold has a long history in North Carolina beginning at Reed Gold Mine in Midland 20 miles east of Charlotte In 1799 farmer John Reed s 12 year old son found a 17 pound rock while fishing according to a sworn statement from Reed s son in law It was the nation s first documented discovery of gold

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  • Mine shaft found under house could be old tunnel to gold

    2021 9 24 Mine shaft found under house could be old tunnel to gold CHARLOTTE N C AP A Charlotte couple s investigation of a possible abandoned gold mine under their home began with a shocking discovery in their basement last year as they prepared to decorate their home for Christmas Ashley Weidner remembers it was the week after Thanksgiving

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  • Gold Prospectors of the Carolinas

    2021 10 29 Get Out and FIND THE GOLD Our gold prospecting club has locations all over North and South Carolina Stop wasting your money on pay to dig locations when you can find plenty of gold with us for free Our locations are public with very primative camping on some locations We have several outings per year for gold prospecting and metal detecting

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  • Reed Gold Mine Near Charlotte NC

    2008 11 29 Here s an interesting day trip from Charlotte NC Reed Gold mine is surely a stop for your kids when they start to attend school in Charlotte NC was probably a long way away from Charlotte in the 1700s and 1800s when people were mining but today it s not really that far from i 485 and Mint Hill a great suburb of Charlotte NC Reed Gold mine was actually the first documented gold find in

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  • Is there an actual gold mine under Charlotte

    2018 11 17 Historian Dan Morrill says many people seem to be unaware the city of Charlotte was once the epicenter of gold mining in the United States CHARLOTTE Christian Ciciarelli was golfing with an

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  • The Charlotte Mint

    The Charlotte North Carolina Mint 1838 1861 by Timothy O Fallon email protected As a result of a stunning gold find in 1799 North Carolina became the site of the first gold rush in U S history The large amount of gold discovered overwhelmed local coiners and so an act was passed on March 3 1835 authorizing the creation of U S Mint facilities in Charlotte as well as New Orleans

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  • Reed Gold Mine 9621 Reed Mine Rd Midland NC Tourist

    9621 Reed Mine Rd Midland NC 28107 22 Reviews 704 721 4653 Website Menu Reservations Make Reservations Order Online Tickets Tickets See Availability

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  • Charlotte North Carolina

    2019 4 29 Charlotte was back in the Piedmont and ten miles from the nearest river Its gold mining interests and new railroads made it North Carolina s sixth largest urban place but it was little more than a village with 2 265 people an indication of the state s

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  • Gem Mining

    Elijah Mountain Gem Mine has been voted the best gem mine and best mining experience in North Carolina for years traveler ranked gem mine in North Carolina Elijah Mountain Gem Mine is voted the #22 Thing to Do in the USA and the #4 Family Friendly Fun activity in the world on TripAdvisor 2021

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  • The History of Charlotte NC

    Charlotte s gold history is romantic but railroads actually had a greater impact on the local economy In 1852 local investors in Charlotte and upstate South Carolina succeeded at completing the first rail line to enter the heart of the Carolinas

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  • Tredinick Gold Mine In Charlotte North Carolina

    The Tredinick Gold Mine is in Charlotte North Carolina Historically the site has been part of the Charlotte Mining District The site was first discovered in 1850 The Tredinick 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 small

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  • Gold Mining in North Carolina

    North Carolina is credited with the first documented gold discovery in the United States dating back to 1799 at the Reed Gold Mine Since then extensive amounts of gold have been found mainly in the form of lode deposits as well as byproduct from copper and tungsten mining

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  • The Ghost in Skinflint s Gold Mine

    There was a general fear that slaves would pocket the gold and quite sensibly use it to buy their freedom The Reed Gold Mine expanded helping the growth of the nearby city of Charlotte For nearly forty years North Carolina supplied the U S Mint with a substantial portion of its gold reaching a staggering for the time 11 000 in 1804 alone

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  • The Great North Carolina Gold Rush

    2004 1 17 The Great North Carolina Gold Rush From 1804 to 1828 all domestic gold coined by the United States Mint came from North Carolina During that time thousands of foreign immigrants poured into the Piedmont area North Carolina was known as the Golden State 1 Gold mining was once second only to agriculture as North Carolina s most important industry It started in 1799 with the

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  • Undiscovered Gold Attracts Interest In NC WSOC TV

    2 days ago Undiscovered Gold Attracts Interest In NC July 20 2011 at 1 48 pm EDT None Experts think only 5 percent of the gold in North Carolina has been found A lot of the undiscovered gold is in

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  • Take A Historic Trip To Reed Gold Mine In North Carolina

    2016 9 7 This Trip Through An Old Gold Mine In North Carolina Will Take You Back In Time On a Sunday morning in 1799 in present day Midland twelve year old Conrad Reed son of John Reed decided to go fishing in Meadow Creek with his siblings instead of attend church Little did the Reeds know this small decision would soon alter their life s forever

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  • The Best Places to Pan for Gold in South Carolina

    2017 4 24 It is 15 miles from the North Carolina border and a mere 25 minutes south of Charlotte North Carolina York County has more than 50 gold mines Most of these mines are near the towns of Smyrna and Hickory Grove Rock Hill which is the largest city in

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  • 15 Fun Things to Do in Charlotte with Kids for 2021

    2021 8 10 Recommended Hotel Nearby Crowne Plaza Charlotte Executive Park 15 Reed Gold Mine Midland 9621 Reed Mine Rd Midland NC 28107 704 721 4653 The historic Reed Gold Mine stands as the first documented gold find in the country and now it serves as a first rate tourist attraction Why We Recommend This Activity

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  • Rudisil Gold Mine In Charlotte North Carolina

    The Rudisil Gold Mine is in Charlotte North Carolina Historically the site has been part of the Charlotte Mining District The site was first discovered in 1829 The Rudisil 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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  • Gold Mines in Charlotte North Carolina

    Marker Text Charlotte was center of region s gold rush after 1825 Rudisill Saint Catherine among largest mines were near here Of the roughly 700 gold mines operated in North Carolina in the nineteenth century the Rudisill and Saint Catherine mines were the largest in Charlotte identified by Fletcher M Green in 1937 as the center of the gold region

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  • Go Mining At Emerald Hollow Mine In

    Sluiceway Phone Number 828 632 3394 We are open EVERY DAY rain or shine except Thanksgiving Christmas Eve Christmas Day New Years Day Please call our sluiceway to confirm we are open prior to arrival when bad weather is in the forecast 828 632

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  • Mine shaft found under house could be old tunnel to gold

    2021 10 27 We think this is probably connected to some of the historic gold mining operations in Charlotte Through historical maps and records the Observer found Weidner s home sits squarely in between two other locations of documented gold tunnel or mine shaft discoveries in the past 100 years

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  • Mine shaft found under Charlotte house could be 150 year

    2019 2 22 Mine shaft found under Charlotte house could be 150 year old tunnel to gold UNC Charlotte associate professor in the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences Andy Bobyarchick looks over the mysterious hole in the cement floor of Ashley Weidner s basement as Weidner points it out Assistant Professor Bobyarchick did believe the hole was

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  • Charlotte North Carolina

    2019 4 29 Charlotte was back in the Piedmont and ten miles from the nearest river Its gold mining interests and new railroads made it North Carolina s sixth largest urban place but it was little more than a village with 2 265 people an indication of the state s

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  • North Carolina The Golden State

    2012 2 28 For the first two decades of gold mining in North Carolina miners rooted out gold It was called surface placer mining and it was the preferred way of doing things But that would change In 1825 in a creek in Stanly County Matthias Barringer spotted golden flakes floating in the water

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  • Terry s Gold Mine

    2020 2 4 Doing business as Terry s Home Improvement Inc Registration Jan 1 2010 Phone 252 438 8190 Member Carnell Terry Owner Categories Handyman Services Home Improvement Builders Home Improvement Maintenance

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  • Antebellum Gold Mining 1820 1860

    The mining interest of the State is now only second to the farming interest So wrote a reporter of the Western Carolinian of Salisbury in 1825 But according to historians Richard D Knapp and Brent D Glass in Gold Mining in North Carolina 1999 the average Tar Heel did not fall victim to gold fever Nevertheless there was enough demand by 1830 for a Charlotte based Miners and

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  • Historic Sites Reed Gold Mine

    2021 10 30 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

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  • GEMS AND GEM MINERALS OF NORTH CAROLINA

    2007 8 29 North Carolina is one of the more notable states in this country for its variety of gems and gem minerals that have been found and mined within its borders With perhaps very few exceptions the gem minerals have been found incidentally in a search for other minerals or in the com mercial mining of these such as gold corundum mica and

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  • Is there an actual gold mine under Charlotte CuriousNC

    2018 11 12 For this question the answer is 500 feet underground Carolina s gold rush Go to Bank of America Stadium and look south Under West Morehead Street and Interstate 277 and buried beneath the warehouse style buildings on Mint Street experts say there s a network of old gold mining tunnels Starting in the 1830s there were two prominent

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  • Reed Gold Mine Is About To Host The North Carolina

    2020 8 4 Charlotte Stories August 4 2020 2444 Treasure hunters and hobby prospectors alike from across the Carolinas will descend on the Reed Gold Mine for the The 31st Annual Pan O Lympics aka North Carolina Open Gold Panning Competition The event will take place this coming September 12th from 9am to 5pm according to a press release from

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  • Reed Gold Mine in Midland NC

    2018 7 26 9621 Reed Mine Rd Midland NC 28107 704 721 4653 historicsites nc gov Contact Person reed ncdcr gov Open Tuesday Saturday 9am 5pm Closed Sunday Monday and most major holidays Gold panning is open from April 1 to October 31

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