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Cherokee County Georgia

Near the town of Ball Ground there are many area mines and prospects in exposures of decomposed bedrock. Southeast of town by 7 miles on the Etowah River is the location of the Creighton-Franklin Mine and it had a total production of 50,000 ounces by 1909. Near the town of Holy Springs, if you go …

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The second great gold rush in America, took place in Georgia between 1828 and 1849. It was said that Ben Parks kicked over a rock about 3 miles south of Dahlonega and discovered a chunk of gold “as yellow as the yolk of an egg”. The hills were filled with prospectors after that. Gold mining …

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