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Where to Find Gold In Georgia

Georgia was the site of the first American gold rush starting around 1828, and continuing until 1849, when California struck it rich. In fact enough gold was found in a gold belt from Alabama up through the Carolinas that a U.S. mint was placed in operation in Dahlonega Georgia. It was estimated that more than 500 mines were in operation in Georgia at the height of its gold production...with the last commercial operation continuing until the 1930's.  There are still over 500 "gold occurrence" Read more [...]