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Etowah River, near Auraria, Ga., [1904-1918?]

extent: 1 postcard
date: [1904-1918?]
summary: Postcard showing the Etowah River, near Auraria, Ga. Miners would dredge the Etowah River for gold. The stampbox markings on the verso of the postcard suggest the postcard dates from between 1904 and 1918.
repository: Chestatee Regional Library System, Lumpkin County Branch
collection: Graham C. Dugas Calhoun Gold Mine papers

Etowah River (Ga.)
Gold dredging--Georgia--Lumpkin County
Gold mines and mining--Georgia--Lumpkin County
Forests and forestry--Georgia--Lumpkin County
Auraria (Ga.)
Lumpkin County (Ga.)
Picture postcards

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[ Note: Serene postcard view of the Etowah River snaking through the forest.; ETOWAH RIVER NEAR AURARIA, GA [GEORGIA]. ]

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