[Photograph of a group of men and women visiting a gold mining cut on Crown Mountain in Dahlonega, Georgia, near the Pioneer Gold Museum]

Collection:
"Thar's gold in them thar hills": Gold and Gold Mining in Georgia, 1830s-1940s
Title:
[Photograph of a group of men and women visiting a gold mining cut on Crown Mountain in Dahlonega, Georgia, near the Pioneer Gold Museum]
Date of Original:
1830/1949
Subject:
Gold mines and mining--Georgia--Dahlonega
Mine examination--Georgia--Dahlonega
Prospecting--Georgia--Dahlonega
Gold ores--Georgia--Dahlonega
Crown Mountain (Ga.)
Pioneer Gold Museum
Hiking--Georgia--Dahlonega
Trails--Georgia--Dahlonega
Quartz crystals
Trees, Fossil--Georgia--Dahlonega
Location:
United States, Georgia, Lumpkin County, Dahlonega, 34.53259, -83.98491
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Description:
Photograph of a group of men and women visiting a gold mining cut on Crown Mountain in Dahlonega, Georgia, near the Pioneer Gold Museum. Text typed on the back of the photograph reveals that the cut is a short hike from the Pioneer Gold Museum, and that petrified wood may be found on the trail as well as gold ore and quartz crystals.
A project of the Digital Library of Georgia in association with the Lumpkin County Library, Chestatee Regional Library System as part of Georgia HomePLACE. This project is supported with federal LSTA funds administered by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Georgia Public Library Service, a unit of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia.
Local Identifier:
mka070
Metadata URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/dahl/id:mka070
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_dahl_mka070
Bibliographic Citation (Cite As):
Cite as: [title of item], [title of series, if applicable], Madeleine K. Anthony Collection, Chestatee Regional Library System, Lumpkin County Branch, presented in the Digital Library of Georgia
Extent:
1 photograph
Original Collection:
Manuscript held by the Chestatee Regional Library System, Lumpkin County Branch, Madeleine K. Anthony Collection, box V-3, folder 4.
Holding Institution:
Lumpkin County Library
Rights:

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One of the numerous gold mining cuts inside the city limits of Dahlonega. This one is on Crown Mt. [Mountain] A short hike from the Pioneer Gold Museum leads through the cut where petrified wood may be found as well as gold ore. Quartz crystals have also been found on this walk.

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