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


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summary: 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.
repository: Chestatee Regional Library System, Lumpkin County Branch
collection: Madeleine K. Anthony Collection
box: V-3
folder: 4

subjects:
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
Trees, Fossil--Georgia--Dahlonega
Quartz crystals
Dahlonega (Ga.)
Lumpkin County (Ga.)
Photographs




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[ Note: A group of men and women visit a gold mining cut on Crown Mountain in Dahlonega, Georgia, near the Pioneer Gold Museum. ]




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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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