Dahlonega Gold Museum State Historic Site

Dahlonega Gold Museum State Historic Site


Location:5 miles west of GA Hwy 400, on the Public Square in Dahlonega.
Facilities:Museum.
Activities:Goldpanning, shopping, sightseeing.
Special Features:In the 1830s, thousands of gold seekers flocked to the Cherokee Nation in north Georgia, beginning the nation's first major gold rush. Between 1838 and 1861, more than $6 million was coined by the U.S. Mint branch in Dahlonega from gold mined nearby. The Dahlonega Gold Museum, located in the old Lumpkin County Courthouse, offers visitors a look at the mining history of Georgia.
Address:1 Public Sq
Dahlonega, GA 30533

Phone:706-864-2257
Web: gastateparks.org/info/dahlonega
Size: 0.7 acres.

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